The Oviedo Convention provides in its Article 31 that “Protocols may be concluded … with a view to developing, in specific fields, the principles contained in the Convention.”

Frequently asked questions on the Draft Additional Protocol concerning the protection of human rights and dignity of persons with mental disorder with regard to involuntary placement and involuntary treatment

 

At its 40th plenary meeting (21-23 June 2011), Committee on Bioethics (DH-BIO) agreed to include the elaboration of a new Additional Protocol concerning the protection of human rights and dignity of persons with mental disorders in the work program for 2013.

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