Liisa Jaakonsaari in 2014.
|Minister of Labour|
13 April 1995 – 15 April 1999
|Prime Minister||Paavo Lipponen|
|Preceded by||Ilkka Kanerva|
|Succeeded by||Sinikka Mönkäre|
2 September 1945|
|Political party||Social Democratic Party|
Liisa Anneli Jaakonsaari (born September 2, 1945 in Oulu) is a Finnish Social Democratic politician. She was a city councillor in Oulu from 1972 until 1995. She was also a member of the Finnish parliament from 1979 until 2009, when she was elected as a Member of the European Parliament (MEP).
Jaakonsaari was the Minister of Labour in Paavo Lipponen's first cabinet (1995–1999).
Unlike her party, Jaakonsaari advocates NATO membership.