Speech to the congress of the Socialist International in Geneva, 26 November 1976

Schwarz-Weiß-Aufnahme Willy Brandts vor einem Rednerpult 1976. Im Hintergrund ist das Logo SI76 zu sehen.
© Archiv der sozialen Demokratie, Bonn/Pasquale Venuti

On 26 November 1976, Willy Brandt is elected president of the Socialist International (SI). In his inaugural address, he announces three offensives of the SI for peace and disarmament, for new North-South relations and for human rights. Moreover, Brandt wants to liberate the International from its “eurocentrism” and make it open to partners from the “Third World.”
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