4(E). To the Public Defender of Rights (Ombudsperson)

  1. In exercising its functions as a National Preventive Mechanism under the Optional Protocol to the Convention against Torture, place a strong emphasis on monitoring psychiatric institutions.
  2. Renew the call for an end to all forms of coercive practices which violate international human rights law.
  3. In line with Article 33(3) of the CRPD, coordinate with representatives of non-governmental organsiations (NGOs), disabled people’s organisations (DPOs) and people with disabilities themselves when conducting monitoring of psychiatric institutions, social care institutions, and mental health services in the country.
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