About: Lilianne Ploumen

Health 03-03-2017

She Decides movement builds momentum as donations flood in

The Dutch Ministry for Development has launched a global movement to counter Donald Trump’s decision to slash funding for healthcare and family planning services in developing countries. EURACTIV France reports.
Development Policy 27-01-2017

EU silent over Trump’s funding ban for family planning abroad

The European Commission made only vague statements yesterday (26 January), suggesting it was not part of a Dutch/Belgian initiative set up to counteract Donald Trump's ban on US federal funding for NGOs providing birth control support or abortions in developing countries.
Development Policy 03-02-2016

EU institutions still divided over conflict minerals

A new round of negotiations has begun in Brussels to try to reach a compromise on conflict minerals. But the process has stalled over disagreements on supply chain monitoring. EURACTIV France reports
Getting ready for OECD Week 2015
Global Europe 01-06-2015

Boosting international investment for global growth and prosperity

The current situation is hardly conducive to promoting private investment in support of jobs and sustainable development. But we think that we can do better, write Angel Gurría and Lilianne Ploumen ahead of this week's OECD Forum.