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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

Global Goals key theme of World Bank’s annual meeting

The Minister for Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation, Lilianne Ploumen, will be in Washington, D.C., from 6 to 8 October...

News item | 03-10-2016 | 14:26

Ploumen advocates fair purchasing practices for textiles

Minister for Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation Lilianne Ploumen has called on clothing manufacturers and buyers in...

News item | 29-09-2016 | 17:15

Ploumen to visit Bangladesh for textile conference and girls’ rights

Foreign trade and development cooperation minister Lilianne Ploumen will visit Bangladesh on 28 and 29 September. There she...

News item | 26-09-2016 | 11:30

At Obama summit, Ploumen says promises must be kept

At the migration summit in New York this evening – an initiative of US President Barack Obama – development minister Lilianne...

News item | 21-09-2016 | 15:40

Foreign trade and development budget: voluntary agreements, combating poverty and making trade fairer

In the new budget year, foreign trade and development minister Lilianne Ploumen wants to finalise a series of sector-specific...

News item | 20-09-2016 | 15:19

Ploumen’s policy results in 190,000 jobs

The 2016 edition of development minister Lilianne Ploumen’s ‘Development Results in Perspective’ report gives insight into the...

News item | 15-09-2016 | 00:00