Lipponen II Cabinet

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Paavo Lipponen's second cabinet was the 67th government of the Republic of Finland. The cabinet's time period was from April 15, 1999 to April 17, 2003. It was a Center-left majority government. However the Center-right National Coalition Party remained in the Cabinet.

The Green League left the government on May 31, 2002 in protest against the government deciding to build the country's fifth nuclear power plant.


Minister Term of office Party
Prime Minister Paavo Lipponen April 15, 1999 – April 17, 2003 Social Democratic Party
Minister for Foreign Affairs
Tarja Halonen
Erkki Tuomioja
April 15, 1999 – February 25, 2000
February 25, 2000 – April 17, 2003
Social Democratic Party
Social Democratic Party
Minister of Justice
Johannes Koskinen
April 15, 1999 – April 17, 2003 Social Democratic Party
Minister of the Interior
Kari Häkämies
Ville Itälä
April 15, 1999 – June 1, 2000
June 1, 2000 – April 17, 2003
National Coalition Party
National Coalition Party
Minister of Defence Jan-Erik Enestam April 15, 1999 – April 17, 2003 Swedish People's Party
Minister of Finance Sauli Niinistö April 15, 1999 – April 17, 2003 National Coalition Party
Cordinate Minister of Finance Suvi-Anne Siimes April 15, 1999 – April 17, 2003 Left Alliance
Minister of Education Maija Rask April 15, 1999 – April 17, 2003 Social Democratic Party
Minister of Agriculture and Forestry
Kalevi Hemilä
Raimo Tammilehto
Jari Koskinen
April 15, 1999 – February 1, 2002
February 1, 2002 – May 31, 2002
May 31, 2002 – April 17, 2003
neutral
neutral
National Coalition Party
Minister of Transport Olli-Pekka Heinonen April 15, 1999 – April 17, 2003 National Coalition Party
Minister of Transport and Communications
Olli-Pekka Heinonen
Kimmo Sasi
October 1, 2000 – January 4, 2002
January 4, 2002 – April 17, 2003
National Coalition Party
National Coalition Party
Minister of Trade and Industry
Erkki Tuomioja
Sinikka Mönkäre
April 15, 1999 – February 25, 2000
February 25, 2000 – April 17, 2003
Social Democratic Party
Social Democratic Party
Minister of Social Affairs and Health Maija Perho April 15, 1999 – April 17, 2003 National Coalition Party
National Coalition Party
Minister of Health and Social Services
Eva Biaudet
Osmo Soininvaara
Eva Biaudet
April 15, 1999 – April 25, 2000
April 14, 2000 – April 19, 2002
April 19, 2002 – April 17, 2003
Swedish People's Party
Green League
Swedish People's Party
Minister of Labour
Sinikka Mönkäre
Tarja Filatov
April 15, 1999 – February 25, 2000
February 25, 2000 – April 17, 2003
Social Democratic Party
Social Democratic Party
Minister of the Environment
Satu Hassi
Jouni Backman
April 15, 1999 – May 31, 2002
May 31, 2002 – May 17, 2003
Green League
Social Democratic Party
Minister of Culture
Suvi Lindén
Kaarina Dromberg
April 15, 1999 – June 5, 2002
June 5, 2002 – April 17, 2003
National Coalition Party
National Coalition Party
Minister of Regional and Municipal Affairs Martti Korhonen April 15, 1999 – April 17, 2003 Left Alliance
Minister of Foreign Trade
Kimmo Sasi
Jari Vilén
April 15, 1999 – January 4, 2002
January 4, 2002 – April 17,2003
National Coalition Party
National Coalition Party
Preceded by
Paavo Lipponen's first cabinet
Cabinet of Finland
April 15, 1999 – April 17, 2003
Succeeded by
Anneli Jäätteenmäki's Cabinet