Liisa Jaakonsaari

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Liisa Jaakonsaari

Liisa Jaakonsaari - Wiki Loves Parliament - 2014 - P1760851.jpg
Member of the European Parliament
In office
1 July 2009 – 2019
ConstituencyFinland
Minister of Labour
In office
13 April 1995 – 15 April 1999
Prime MinisterPaavo Lipponen
Preceded byIlkka Kanerva
Succeeded bySinikka Mönkäre
Member of the Finnish Parliament
In office
7 March 1979 – 1 July 2009
ConstituencyOulu
Personal details
Born
Liisa Anneli Jaakonsaari

(1945-09-02) 2 September 1945 (age 74)
Oulu, Finland
Political party Finnish
Social Democratic Party
 EU
Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats
Spouse(s)Seppo Jaakonsaari
Children2
Alma materStockholm University
Websitewww.liisajaakonsaari.fi

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).[1]

Unlike her party, Jaakonsaari advocates NATO membership.[2][3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Finnish Government - Ministers of Labor". Valtioneuvosto.fi. Retrieved 14 April 2018.
  2. ^ Jaakonsaari iloitsee: Naton mörkökuva hälvenee Archived 2009-09-08 at the Wayback Machine
  3. ^ Jaakonsaari: Suomi voisi liittyä poliittiseen Natoon

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