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In Memoriam

In remembrance of friends and colleagues



Bogdan Denitch (1929-2016)

28 March 2016


Anker Jørgensen (1922-2016)

20 March 2016


Boutros Boutros Ghali


16 February 2016


António de Almeida Santos (1926 - 2016)

18 January 2016


Hocine Aït Ahmed(1926-2015)

23 December 2015


José María “Txiki” Benegas (1948-2015)

25 August 2015


Vahan Hovannesian 

28 December 2014


László Kapolyi (1932 - 2014)

28 November 2014


Gough Whitlam (1916 - 2014)

21 October 2014


Takako Doi (1928 - 2014)



Barbara Prammer (1954 - 2014)

02 August 2014


25th Anniversary of the assassination of Dr Abdul Rahman Ghassemlou

14 July 2014


Hans-Eberhard Dingels (1930 - 2014)

31 March 2014


Shulamit Aloni (1928 - 2014)

24 January 2014


Willy Brandt; in celebration of the centenary of his birth

18 December 2013


Nelson Mandela

06 December 2013


Peter Schieder (1941 - 2013)

11 October 2013


Kofi Awoonor (1935 - 2013)

21 September 2013


Gyula Horn (1932 - 2013)

20 June 2013


Pierre Mauroy (1928-2013)

07 June 2013


Armando Villanueva del Campo(1915 - 2013)

13 April 2013


John Atta Mills (1944 - 2012)

24 July 2012


Cuauhtémoc Sandoval Ramírez (1950- 2012)

22 February 2012


Jack Layton (1950 - 2012)

22 August 2011


Paulo Jorge (1929-2010)

26 June 2010


Girija Prasad Koirala (1925-2010)

19 March 2010


Michael Foot (1913-2010)

03 March 2010


Svend Auken (1943 - 2009

04 August 2009


Douglas W. Payne (1951 - 2009

29 July 2009


Raúl Alfonsín (1927 - 2009)

01 April 2009


Yasser Arafat (1929 - 2004)

11 November 2004


Leonel Brizola (1922 - 2004)

22 June 2004


Anna Lindh (1957 - 2003)

11 September 2003


Bernt Carlsson (1938 - 2008)

21 December 1988







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Etienne Tshisekedi
1932 - 2017



Mário Soares
1924 - 2017

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Charif Fayyad
Former Secretary General of the PSP, Lebanon
1937 - 2016


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1923 - 2016

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Michael Rocard

1930 - 2016

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Mohamed Abdelaziz 
1947 - 2016

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2 April 2017

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23 April 2017

11 June 2017


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Resolutions and Decisions of the XXIV Congress



In support of democracy in Uganda

22 FEBRUARY 2016

In recent years the people of Africa have continued advancing and moving forward democratic governance in an important number of countries of the region. Today, more and more people in that continent enjoy freedoms and rights, a precondition for progress, development and peace. Members of the Socialist International in a good number of countries in Africa have been protagonists and actors of an era of change that has been bringing new opportunities and a new face to the political life of the continent. Nevertheless, authoritarianism, oppression and other evils of the past still linger in the political life of some of the countries in the region...


SI condemns terrorist attack in Ouagadougou

16 JANUARY 2016

The Socialist International vigorously condemns the terrorist attack carried out last night in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, which has left 28 people dead from many different countries, responsibility for which has been claimed by Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb. Our thoughts are with the family and friends of the victims. 126 hostages were rescued by security forces following an operation to reclaim the hotel where the attack happened, during which a number of terrorists were killed. The Socialist International expresses its wholehearted solidarity with newly elected President Roch Marc Kaboré who assumed office at the end of December...


SI solidarity with Mali and President Keita following terrorist attack in Bamako

20 NOVEMBER 2015

The Socialist International is deeply saddened by the barbarous terrorist attack in Bamako early this morning, which has resulted in the death of numerous civilians in a hotel in the capital. Our heartfelt thoughts and condolences are with all those who are suffering and grieving as a result of this cowardly act of terror against innocent people with no chance to defend themselves. This attack is also an attack against democracy and against the efforts of the government and people of Mali to move the country forward. President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita is a leader that has made us all proud in our International, for his statesmanship, courage and commitment to securing a way forward for peace, democracy and economic progress for all the peoples of Mali...


Socialist International congratulates San Suu Kyi and NLD on historic election results

13 NOVEMBER 2015

The Socialist International warmly congratulates Aung San Suu Kyi and the National League for Democracy, NLD, on their historic victory following general elections held in Myanmar on 8 November. The results of these elections, in which close to 30 million people were eligible to vote, already show that with 80% of the contested seats now declared, the NLD have more than the two thirds needed to choose the President and put an end to more than 50 years of military rule. These elections, despite the role and influence of the military, has been seen as the first openly contested poll in Myanmar in twenty five years, when the NLD won by a large majority in national elections in 1990 but Aung San Suu Kyi was prevented from taking office by the military and spent several long periods under house arrest, which only ended in 2010....


Socialist International condemns terrorist attacks in Paris

14 NOVEMBER 2015

The Socialist International is deeply shocked and saddened by the horrific multiple terrorist attacks carried out last night in Paris by ISIS, which have left 129 dead and many injured. We send our heartfelt condolences to the families and friends of the victims, our sympathy to all those who endured this heinous crime, and our solidarity with the entire French nation as it comes to terms with these events. The Socialist International underscores its firm support for and solidarity with President Hollande and his government as he firmly and decisively acts to confront this concerted scourge of terror that has hit France, and takes the necessary measures to protect its citizens...