2014 Geneva Prize for Human Rights in Psychiatry
The Geneva Prize for Human Rights in Psychiatry is intended to acknowledge an individual (with no restriction as to gender, age or nationality), or an institution or association (with governmental or non-governmental status) for exceptional achievement at regional, national or international level in :
• Promoting equity and humane qualities of care for people with mental illness
• Reducing negative discrimination of the mentally ill
• Defending the rights of people with mental illness, and supporting the application of
ethical principles in psychiatric services.
Attached you will find the Guidelines for Nominations. The 2014 Prize will be presented at the World Psychiatric Association's Congress in Madrid, 14 – 18 September 2014.