GET INVOLVED – Volunteer for The Montreal Millennium Summit


In November 2006 at Montreal’s convention centre, the Palais des congrès, the first Montreal Millennium Promise Conference opened before an audience of more than 3,000. Over the course of one day, with the theme It’s Time for Children, attendees had the opportunity to hear the following speakers:

Mr. William J. Clinton, forty-second President of the United States

Mr. Mia Farrow, actress and UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador

Mr. Jeffrey Sachs, Ph.D., Director of the UN Millennium Project

Mr. Craig Kielburger and Mr. Mark Kielburger, authors of the best-selling book Me to We and founders of Free the Children and Leaders Today

The Honourable Josée Verner, Minister of International Cooperation and Minister of La Francophonie and Official Languages in the House of Commons

Ms. Michelle Courchesne, Minister of Employment and Social Solidarity in the National Assembly of Quebec

Mr. Gérald Tremblay, Mayor of Montreal