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Green light for CETA

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

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 to ...

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 will ...

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