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In Memoriam

In remembrance of friends and colleagues


Jalal Talabani (1933 - 2017)

3 August 2017


Salifou Diallo (1957 - 2017) 

19 August 2017


Carme Chacón (1971 - 2017)

9 April 2017


Etienne Tshisekedi (1932 - 2017)

1 February 2017


Mário Soares (1925-2017)

7 January 2017


Luis Alberto Monge Álvarez (1925-2016)

29 November 2016


Charif Fayyad (1927-2016)

26 October 2016


Shimon Peres (1923-2016)

27 September 2016


Michel Rocard (1930-2016)

2 July 2016


Jo Cox (1974 - 2016)

16 June 2016


Mohamed Abdelaziz (1947-2016)

31 May 2016


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 (1956-2014)

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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Resolutions and Decisions of the XXV SI Congress

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Member parties in government

List of SI member parties in government 


Member Party Congresses


Republican People's Party, CHP
36th Ordinary Convention

3 February 2018


People's Democratic Party, HDP
3rd Ordinary Congress

11 February 2018


Social Democratic Party
16th Congress
24-25 February 2018


Equatorial Guinea
Convergence for Social Democracy, CPDS
6th Congress
16-18 March 2018





Finances of the InternationAl

Budget and accounts




Costa Rica
General election

4 February 2018


General election
4 March 2018


Parliamentary election
11 March 2018


Report of the Secretary General

Resolutions and Decisions of the XXIV Congress


International Women's Day 2016

Planet 50-50 by 2030:
Step It Up for Gender Equality


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 Solidarity with the Pakistani people

28 March 2016

The Socialist International expresses its solidarity with the people of Pakistan as they come to terms with the horrendous terrorist attack carried out yesterday near Lahore. Over 70 people lost their lives as they enjoyed a Sunday afternoon in the park, including numerous women and children, and over 300 were injured. We strongly denounce this violent act, as we have other such terrorist attacks in Pakistan and elsewhere. Our thoughts and condolences are with the family and friends of the deceased and our sympathy is with all those injured and suffering as a result... 


SI denounces ruling against amnesty and reconciliation law in Venezuela

12 April 2016

The Socialist International denounces the grave disregard of the sovereign will of the Venezuelan people and the usurpation of powers by the Constitutional Chamber of the Supreme Court of Justice (TSJ) of the country, which yesterday declared as unconstitutional the Amnesty and National Reconciliation Law that had been approved by a majority in the National Assembly on 29 March this year. The resounding electoral victory in the elections to the National Assembly at the beginning of December 2015 was based on a clear proposal...

CIS, Caucasus and Black Sea

SI calls for an immediate end to the confrontation between Azerbaijanis and Armenians

04 APRIL 2016

The Socialist International has followed with great concern the hostilities and attacks that have taken place in the last 48 hours between Armenians and Azerbaijanis with a regrettable loss of numerous lives. Our International calls for an immediate ceasefire and for an end to these hostilities, and at the same time reiterates the urgent need for a resumption of dialogue within the framework of the Minsk Group, a body accepted by both Armenia and Azerbaijan and recognised by the multilateral organisations, to resolve through negotiation and in accordance with the principles of international law...


SI condemns terrorist attack in Nice and stands together with France

15 JULY 2015

The Socialist International vigorously condemns the despicable terrorist attack carried out last night during the Bastille Day celebrations in Nice that took the lives of at least 84 men, women and children, and left scores seriously injured. This horrific attack continues the path of successive acts of terrorism against innocent people in France and in other countries across the world, as extremists seek to generate a climate of fear and undermine democracy and the rights and freedoms people everywhere have fought to achieve.....


SI condemns coup attempt and supports democracy in Turkey

16 JULY 2016

The Socialist International condemns the attempt by military forces in Turkey last night and in the early hours of this morning, to bring down the legitimately elected government of the country. Our organisation wholeheartedly shares and fully supports the clear and unequivocal statements made by the leaders of the CHP and the HDP, members of our global political family, as the coup attempt unfolds. Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu, leader of the CHP, said that the country had suffered previous coups and these developments should never be repeated in Turkey, adding that his party fully depends on the free will of the people, indispensable to Turkey’s parliamentary democracy…