Back­ground & Materials

The work of the Foun­da­ti­on is based on the fol­lowing inter­na­tio­nal con­ven­ti­ons, pro­grams and reports on glo­bal men­tal health and human rights: 

UN Con­ven­ti­on on the Rights of Per­sons with Disa­bi­li­ties (CRPD):

Report of the UN Spe­cial Rap­por­teur on the right of all peop­le to the best pos­si­ble phy­si­cal and men­tal health (Dai­ni­us Puras/Lithuania, 2017):

French ver­si­on:

WHO Men­tal Health Action Plan 2013–2020:

Other lan­guages

WHO — Men­tal Health Atlas (2017):

Qua­li­ty­Rights Tool Kit of the World Health Orga­niz­a­ti­on (2012):

Pro­files of the indi­vi­du­al countries:

Inter­na­tio­nal Covenant on Eco­no­mic, Social and Cul­tu­ral Rights (short: “UN Social Covenant”) (1966):

Goals for Sus­tainab­le Deve­lo­p­ment of the UN Agen­da 2030:

A fur­ther list of poli­cy papers on Glo­bal Men­tal Health and rele­vant actors can be found here: