Lilianne Ploumen in 2016
|Minister for Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation|
5 November 2012
|Prime Minister||Mark Rutte|
|Preceded by||Henk Bleker|
|Chairwoman of the Labour Party|
6 October 2007 – 22 January 2012
|Preceded by||Michiel van Hulten|
|Succeeded by||Hans Spekman|
|Born||Elisabeth Maria Josepha Ploumen
12 July 1962
|Political party||Labour Party (since 2003)|
|Alma mater||Erasmus University|
Elisabeth Maria Josepha "Lilianne" Ploumen (Dutch pronunciation: [eːˈlisaːbɛt maːˈriaː joːˈseːfaː liliˈɑnə ˈplumən]; born 12 July 1962) is a Dutch politician of the Labour Party (PvdA). She has been Minister for Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation in the second Rutte cabinet since 5 November 2012. She previously was chairwoman of the Labour Party (2007–2012).
Early life and education
She became a member of the Labour Party in 2003.
She was the chairwoman of the Labour Party from 6 October 2007, after she beat former minister of Housing, Spatial Planning and the Environment Jan Pronk with 54% of the votes. She resigned from this post on 22 January 2012 and was succeeded by Hans Spekman.
- Drs. E.M.J. (Lilianne) Ploumen (in Dutch), Parlement & Politiek. Retrieved 2 February 2017.
- "Ploumen verslaat Pronk en wordt voorzitter PvdA" (in Dutch), de Volkskrant, 2007.
- "Lilianne Ploumen nieuwe PvdA-voorzitter" (in Dutch), NRC Handelsblad, 2007.
- "Ploumen hoopt op progressieve lente - Spekman nieuwe voorzitter PvdA" (in Dutch), NRC Handelsblad, 2007.
- "She Decides': Dutch Put Millions Into Birth Control Fund", The New York Times, 2017. Retrieved 2 February 2017.
|Wikimedia Commons has media related to Lilianne Ploumen.|
- Lilianne Ploumen at the Government of the Netherlands website
- (Dutch) Lilianne Ploumen at the Labour Party website
|Party political offices|
Michiel van Hulten
|Chairwoman of the Labour Party
Title last held byMaxime Verhagen
|Minister for Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation