Oviedo Convention

Click here for the easy-to-read version Inclusion Europe, alongside five other disability organisations, has welcomed Bulgaria’s leadership in objecting against the draft additional protocol to the Oviedo Convention, which, if adopted, would authorise forced treatment and forced placement, notably in institutions of persons with disabilities, in particular persons with psychosocial disabilities. These practices are unacceptable...
The Oviedo Convention is an international convention on the protection of human rights specifically in the field of biology and medicine, which has been ratified by 29 European countries. Since 2013, the Council of Europe has been negotiating a draft additional protocol on the “protection of human rights and dignity of persons with mental disorder...