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):

https://www.un.org/development/desa/disabilities/convention-on-the-rights-of-persons-with-disabilities.html

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

https://documents-dds-ny.un.org/doc/UNDOC/GEN/G17/076/04/PDF/G1707604.pdf?OpenElement

French ver­si­on:

https://documents-dds-ny.un.org/doc/UNDOC/GEN/G17/078/58/PDF/G1707858.pdf?OpenElement

WHO Men­tal Health Action Plan 2013–2020:

http://apps.who.int/iris/bitstream/10665/89966/1/9789241506021_eng.pdf

Other lan­guages

http://www.who.int/mental_health/publications/action_plan/en/

WHO — Men­tal Health Atlas (2017):

http://apps.who.int/iris/bitstream/handle/10665/272735/9789241514019-eng.pdf

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

http://www.who.int/mental_health/publications/QualityRights_toolkit/en/

Pro­files of the indi­vi­du­al coun­tries: 

https://www.who.int/mental_health/evidence/atlas/profiles-2017/en/

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

https://www.sozialpakt.info

Goals for Sustainab­le Deve­lop­ment of the UN Agen­da 2030:

https://sustainabledevelopment.un.org/

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

http://mental-health-and-human-rights.org/