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

We Need a Fourth Branch of Government | NYT Opinion 08.10.2019

On IWD2019 | 08.03.2019

On the passing of Jalal Talabani | 03.10.2017

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

Socialist International President George A. Papandreou: “Save Palmyra” | 22.05.2015


We Can Survive: Greek Prime Minister

Interview, Press Office, Prime Minister

An interview with CNBC in the margin of the Conference on Climate Change in Copenhagen Journalist: Leaders from all of the European countries gathered here in Copenhagen. But climate change is just one of the problems that a few of them have. We caught up with the Greek Prime Minister, Papandreou. We asked him about […]

Interview on CNBC

Interview, Press Office, Prime Minister

Journalist: Caroline Cimenti Caroline Cimenti: Prime Minister, it hasn’t been a very easy week for Greece. You had your credit rating downgraded earlier this week and you also have a 12% budget deficit against your GDP: total debt expected 125% of GDP next year. What are you going to do? What is your plan? George […]

Interview on CNN

Interview, Press Office, Prime Minister

By John Defterios Adrian Finighan: “We won’t default.” The Prime Minister of Greece tells CNN in an exclusive interview they don’t need an EU bailout. Getting America back to work: US President Barack Obama turns his attention to the US economy. And bank bonus battle: The UK government finds itself caught between a rock and […]

Press Conference of the OSCE Troika

Interview, Press Office, Prime Minister

17th OSCE Ministerial Meeting (Day 2)-Joint Press Conference of Prime Minister George A. Papandreou, Foreign Minister of Kazakhstan Kanat Saudabayev and Foreign Minister of Finland Antti Turunen at the end of the session of OSCE George A. Papandreou: Welcome. We have just completed a very successful meeting. Let me say a few words in Greek, […]