Background information


2006 has seen the third international meeting on the role of trade union in defending LGBT workers rights, and the second conference under the name "Workers Out!".

This conference was a special track in the International Conference The Right to be Different, organized in conjunction with the First World OutGames, from July 26 to 29, in the Palais des Congrês in Montréal.
The Workers Out! track of the conference in its closing plenary session adopted an Action Plan.
Click here for the English, French or Spanish version.

During the Right to de Different conference several speakers made important statements, such as European commissioner Vladimír Špidla and UN high commissioner for human rights Louise Arbour.
The conference resulted in the approval of the so-called Declaration of Montréal (in English, French and Spanish).

Read some speeches and watch some pictures here.

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