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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

Ploumen to attend UN General Assembly and Obama’s refugee summit in New York

Foreign trade and development minister Lilianne Ploumen will deliver a speech at the Leaders’ Summit on Refugees, an initiative...

News item | 13-09-2016 | 00:00

Ploumen calls on donors: Don’t abandon South Sudan’s refugees

Foreign trade and development cooperation minister Lilianne Ploumen is calling urgently on UNHCR and WFP donor countries to...

News item | 12-09-2016 | 00:00

Koenders and Ploumen meet Kofi Annan

Kofi Annan, the founding chair of the Kofi Annan Foundation and former UN Secretary-General, had a meeting today with foreign...

News item | 30-08-2016 | 15:00

Netherlands helps developing countries digitalise trade

To foster cheaper and easier trade, the Netherlands is making an effective electronic certification tool for agricultural...

News item | 22-07-2016 | 17:20