George A. Papandreou (born June 16, 1952) is Former Prime Minister of Greece, current President of Socialist International, a Member of the Hellenic Parliament and former President of the Panhellenic Socialist Movement (PASOK). He served as the 11th Prime Minister of Greece from October 6, 2009 - November 11, 2011, after PASOK’s victory in the October 2009 national elections.

George A. Papandreou

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Success in Cyprus will help peace in wider region | 19.04.2016

Cem-Papandreou Peace Award 2015 speech | 21.07.2015

SI Statement on Greece | An Appeal to European Leaders | 05.07.2015

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Interview

Interview with Fareed Zakaria GPS – CNN.com

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Fareed Zakaria GPS – CNN.com Interview with Greek Prime Minister George A. Papandreou Greece probes origins of financial crisis GPS Exclusive: Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou and the people who run the world economy speak out George A. Papandreou: Thank you very much, Mr. Zakaria, for hosting me on your program. Fareed Zakaria: You have […]

It is time to invest in peace, not weapons

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Interview to “Today’s Zaman” Interview by Ayse Karabat Papandreou: It is time to invest in peace, not weapons Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou conveyed a message of peace to the Turkish public in an exclusive interview with Today’s Zaman, in which he said we must put the problems behind us once and for all and […]

Interview on “CNN ΤÜRK”

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Interview on “CNN ΤÜRK” with Mehmet Ali Birand Mehmet Ali Birand: Mr. Prime Minister, thank you very much. I know you are busy, but you spared your time for us. It’s so wonderful. Now, could you tell us: What is the significance of this visit? I mean, is it a routine visit? Is it a […]

Rewriting Greek Tragedy

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“Newsweek” interview with Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou Rewriting a Greek Tragedy An exclusive interview with George Papandreou, the prime minister of Greece By Anthee Carassava | Newsweek Web Exclusive As prime minister, his father riled the West by embracing spendthrift socialist practices. Now, a generation later, current Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou is struggling […]

George Papandreou: The Greek Thinker

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George Papandreou: The Greek Thinker By Nicole Itano Monday, Apr. 12, 2010 It’s impossible to understand modern Greece without understanding the Papandreous. Three men of that name have led the country since the end of World War II. First there was George, a pragmatic centrist who helped lead Greece out of the Nazi occupation. Then […]

Interview – The Charlie Rose Show

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The Charlie Rose Show, March 9, 2010 Greece is at the center of a debt crisis that has shaken world markets and threatened the long-term viability of the Euro. Papandreou`s socialist party came to party last October and declared the budget deficit had been vastly understated. Last week, his government issued another bond sale and […]

Interview on “Charlie Rose”

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Interview by Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou on “Charlie Rose” with Charlie Rose Greece is at the center of a debt crisis that has shaken world markets and threatened the long-term viability of the Euro. Papandreou`s socialist party came to party last October and declared the budget deficit had been vastly understated. Last week, his […]

Interview on “BBC World America”

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Interview on “BBC World America” with Matt Frei Matt Frei: I know that when you came to office in November, you inherited an awful mess. But critics of your country are saying that basically Greece lived beyond its means for far too long, cooked the books, and in the process is jeopardizing one of the […]

Interview on “National Public Radio”

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Interview on “ National Public Radio – “All Things Considered” ” with Robert Siegel Greek Prime Minister Seeks Curbs On Speculators But he said the economic crisis was an opportunity for Europe to strengthen cordination. Robert Siegel: The Greek Prime Minister, George Papandreou, who incidentally was raised in this country, is in Washington and he […]

Interview on “Public Broadcasting Service – News Hour”

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Interview on “ Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) News Hour – Jim Lehrer ” with Judy Woodruff Greek Budget Crisis Could Stagnate U.S. Recovery As Greece seeks support of its plan to bring its finances back from the brink of collapse, there are fears the weakening euro could impact the U.S. in its own economic recovery. […]