Member Name E90r037
25 May 1990
14th Plenary Meeting
1990/37. Question of a draft body of principles and guarantees for the protection of mentally ill persons and for the improvement of mental health care
The Economic and Social Council,
Recalling Commission on Human Rights resolution 1990/38 of 6 March 1990,
1. Authorizes an open-ended working group of the Commission on Human Rights to meet for a period of two weeks prior to the forty-seventh session of the Commission to continue the examination, revision and simplification of a draft body of principles and guarantees for the protection of mentally ill persons and for the improvement of mental health care, for submission to the Commission at its forty-seventh session;
2. Requests the Secretary-General to extend all facilities to the working group for its meeting to be held prior to the forty-seventh session of the Commission and to prepare and transmit to the working group a working paper covering the articles that remain to be discussed and taking account of the comments and suggestions made by Governments, specialized agencies and non-governmental organizations.