The Convention on Human Rights and Biomedicine (CETS 164, Oviedo Convention) aimed at protecting the dignity and identity of all human beings and guarantee everyone, without discrimination, respect for their integrity and other rights and fundamental freedoms with regard to the application of biology and medicine.
Legal instruments and related documents
- Convention on Human Rights and Biomedicine (Oviedo Convention)
- Recommendation No. Rec(2004)10 of the Committee of Ministers to member states concerning the protection of the human rights and dignity of persons with mental disorder and its Explanatory Memorandum
- "White Paper" on the protection of the human rights and dignity of people suffering from mental disorder, especially those placed as involuntary patients in a psychiatric establishment
- Statement on the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities