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Lilianne Ploumen at the Global Citizen Festival: support She Decides!

At the Global Citizen Festival in Hamburg, headlined by some of the leading names in pop music, foreign trade and development...

News item | 06-07-2017 | 00:00

OECD praises government’s innovative aid and trade policy

Experts from the OECD, an organisation of developed countries, have delivered an overwhelmingly positive verdict on Dutch...

News item | 28-06-2017 | 00:00

Ploumen at conference in Brussels: delighted with overwhelming worldwide response to She Decides

The She Decides conference in Brussels today raised a total of €181 million. Minister for Trade and Development Cooperation...

News item | 03-03-2017 | 14:42

Ploumen deeply affected by situation in Iraq, but optimistic

This evening marked the conclusion of a two-day visit to Iraq by Lilianne Ploumen, Minister for Foreign Trade and Development...

News item | 11-01-2017 | 15:49

Netherlands to use satellites and technology to combat hunger in developing countries

The Netherlands wants to see closer collaboration between high-tech companies and civil society organisations to tackle food...

News item | 15-11-2016 | 18:00

Ploumen to attend UN climate change conference in Marrakech

On 15 and 16 November, Minister for Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation Liliane Ploumen will be in Marrakech to attend...

News item | 12-11-2016 | 12:00

Proportion of women in trade missions rises to 25%

Over the past 6 months the proportion of women participating in trade missions has risen sharply, from 10% to 25%. This is now...

News item | 05-11-2016 | 10:00

Green light for CETA

EU member states have agreed to sign the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) between the European Union and...

News item | 29-10-2016 | 12:00

Ministers Ploumen and Dijsselbloem sign voluntary human rights agreement with banks

Ministers Lilianne Ploumen (Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation) and Jeroen Dijsselbloem (Finance) this morning put their...

News item | 28-10-2016 | 11:00

Sharper focus on snakebites

Development minister Lilianne Ploumen is supporting efforts to better protect people in developing countries from snakebites....

News item | 26-10-2016 | 10:36