Keynote Speakers

Keynote Speakers


The keynote speakers

World Outgames has invited an exiting array of keynote speakers.

Prelimnary list of keynote speakers

World Outgames is proud to announce that we now have acceptance from the following to be keynote speakers at the conference:

Thomas_Hammarberg50 Thomas Hammarberg, Commissioner for Human Rights, Council of Europe
Parvez_Sharma_50    Parvez Sharma, a muslim gay filmmaker
Michelle_Douglas_50 Michelle Douglas, a Canadian human rights activist
georgina_beyer_50 Georgina Beyer, the first transsexual in the world to be elected Mayor and member of Parliament
Piedad_Cordoba_50 Piedad Codoba, Senator in the Cloumbian Congress
morten_kjaerum_50 Morten Kjerum, Director of the EU Agency for Fundamental Rights
virginia_apuzzo_50 Virginia Apuzzo, feminist, politician and activist

Vitit Muntarbhorn, UN Special Rapporteur and co-chair The Yogyakarta Principles


Sunil Babu Pant, Director of the Blue Diamond Society and the first openly gay member of Nepal’s Parliament.

Keynote speakers in 5 plenary sessions

The keynote speakers are to speak in one of these 5 plenary sessions focussing on LGBT Human Rights:

  • LGBT Human Rights in Latin America and the Caribbien
  • LGBT Human Rights in the United States, Canada and Europe
  • LGBT Human Rights in Africa and the Middle East
  • LGBT Human Rights in Asia and the South Pacific
  • International LGBT international human rights