|Member of the European Parliament|
1 July 2009 – 2019
|Minister of Labour|
13 April 1995 – 15 April 1999
|Prime Minister||Paavo Lipponen|
|Preceded by||Ilkka Kanerva|
|Succeeded by||Sinikka Mönkäre|
|Member of the Finnish Parliament|
7 March 1979 – 1 July 2009
Liisa Anneli Jaakonsaari
2 September 1945
|Political party|| Finnish|
Social Democratic Party
Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats
|Alma mater||Stockholm University|
Liisa Anneli Jaakonsaari (born 2 September 1945) is a Finnish politician who served as a Member of the European Parliament (MEP) from 2009 until 2019. She is a member of the Social Democratic Party, part of the Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats.
Jaakonsaari was a city councillor in Oulu from 1972 until 1995. She was also a member of the Finnish parliament from 1979 until 2009, when she was elected as a Member of the European Parliament (MEP). Jaakonsaari was the Minister of Labour in Paavo Lipponen's first cabinet (1995–1999).
- "Finnish Government - Ministers of Labor". Valtioneuvosto.fi. Retrieved 14 April 2018.
- Jaakonsaari iloitsee: Naton mörkökuva hälvenee Archived 2009-09-08 at the Wayback Machine
- Jaakonsaari: Suomi voisi liittyä poliittiseen Natoon
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