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Lilianne Ploumen

Minister of Foreign Trade and Development of the Kingdom of the Netherlands

Ms. Lilianne Ploumen is the incumbent Dutch Minister of Foreign Trade and Development. Ms. Ploumen recently attracted worldwide media attention after establishing the international foundation ‘She Decides’, aimed at raising funds for safe abortions, sexual education in developing countries. Ms. Ploumen previously led several international development organizations, e.g. Cordaid and Stop Aids Now!