Lipponen II Cabinet

Paavo Lipponen's second cabinet was the 67th government of Finland. The cabinet was in office from 15 April 1999 to 17 April 2003. It was a center-left majority government, despite the center-right National Coalition Party's inclusion in the cabinet.

Second Lipponen's Cabinet
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67th Cabinet of Finland
Date formed15 April 1999
Date dissolved17 April 2003
People and organisations
Head of stateMartti Ahtisaari
Tarja Halonen
Head of governmentPaavo Lipponen
Member partiesNational Coalition Party
Social Democratic Party
Green League
Swedish People's Party
Left Alliance
Opposition partyCenter
Christian League
Reform
Finns
History
Election(s)1999 Finnish parliamentary election
PredecessorPaavo Lipponen's first cabinet
SuccessorAnneli Jäätteenmäki's Cabinet

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

Portfolio Minister Took office Left office Party
Prime Minister Paavo Lipponen15 April 199917 April 2003Social Democratic
Minister for Foreign Affairs Tarja Halonen15 April 199925 February 2000Social Democratic
 Erkki Tuomioja25 February 200017 April 2003Social Democratic
Minister of Justice Johannes Koskinen15 April 199917 April 2003Social Democratic
Minister of the Interior Kari Häkämies15 April 19991 June 2000National Coalition
 Ville Itälä1 June 200017 April 2003National Coalition
Minister of Defence Jan-Erik Enestam15 April 199917 April 2003Swedish People's
Minister of Finance Sauli Niinistö15 April 199917 April 2003National Coalition
Coordinate Minister of Finance Suvi-Anne Siimes15 April 199917 April 2003Left Alliance
Minister of Education Maija Rask15 April 199917 April 2003Social Democratic
Minister of Agriculture and Forestry Kalevi Hemilä15 April 19991 February 2002Neutral
 Jari Koskinen1 February 200231 May 2002Neutral
Minister of Transport Olli-Pekka Heinonen15 April 199917 April 2003National Coalition
Minister of Transport and Communications Olli-Pekka Heinonen1 October 20004 January 2002National Coalition
 Kimmo Sasi4 January 200217 April 2003National Coalition
Minister of Trade and Industry Erkki Tuomioja15 April 199925 February 2000Social Democratic
 Sinikka Mönkäre25 February 200017 April 2003Social Democratic
Minister of Social Affairs and Health Maija Perho15 April 199917 April 2003National Coalition
Minister of Health and Social Services Eva Biaudet15 April 199925 April 2000Swedish People's
 Osmo Soininvaara25 April 200019 April 2002Green League
 Eva Biaudet19 April 200217 April 2003Swedish People's
Minister of Labour Sinikka Mönkäre15 April 199925 February 2000Social Democratic
 Tarja Filatov25 February 200017 April 2003Social Democratic
Minister of the Environment Satu Hassi15 April 199931 May 2002Green League
 Jouni Backman31 May 200217 May 2003Social Democratic
Minister of Culture Suvi Lindén15 April 19995 June 2002National Coalition
 Kaarina Dromberg5 June 200217 April 2003National Coalition
Minister of Regional and Municipal Affairs Martti Korhonen15 April 199917 April 2003Left Alliance
Minister of Foreign Trade Kimmo Sasi15 April 19994 January 2002National Coalition
 Jari Vilén4 January 200217 April 2003National Coalition
Preceded by
Paavo Lipponen's first cabinet
Cabinet of Finland
April 15, 1999 – April 17, 2003
Succeeded by
Anneli Jäätteenmäki's Cabinet