WHO MiNDbank: More Inclusiveness Needed in Disability and Development

A database of resources covering mental health, substance abuse, disability, general health, human rights and development

Erstes allgemeines Gesetz zur Stärkung der Sozialen Inklusion in Nordrhein-Westfalen (Inklusionsgrundsätzegesetz Nordrhein-Westfalen - IGG NRW) (First general law to strengthen social inclusion in North Rhine-Westphalia)

Government of North Rhine-Westphalia Country Resources Disability Legislation North Rhine-Westphalia 8 June 2016 Legislation/regulation CRPD, Social Inclusion

This translation feature uses a third-party service. Please be advised that the machine-translated content may not be accurate. Translation only applies to this page and is not available for downloaded files or external links.



In Umsetzung des Übereinkommens der Vereinten Nationen vom 13. Dezember 2006 über
die Rechte der Menschen mit Behinderungen verankert dieses Gesetz Grundsätze für Nordrhein-Westfalen, die den vollen und gleichberechtigten Genuss aller Menschenrechte und Grundfreiheiten durch alle Menschen mit Behinderungen fördern, schützen und gewährleisten und die Achtung der ihnen innewohnenden Würde fördern. Ziel dieses Gesetzes ist die Förderung und Stärkung inklusiver Lebensverhältnisse in Nordrhein-Westfalen sowie die Vermeidung der Benachteiligung behinderter Menschen.

In order to implement the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD), this law establishes principles for North Rhine-Westphalia that should ensure the equal enjoyment of all human rights and freedoms for persons with disabilities. The law aims at promoting and strengthening inclusive living environments in North Rhine-Westphalia and at eliminating any disadvantages for persons with disabilities.


German, 1.6 MB pdf

WHO collates and provides external links to resources focusing on mental health, disability, general health, human rights and development but does not specifically endorse particular laws, policies, plans or other documents from countries or organisations. WHO also does not warrant that the information in this record is correct or refers to the most up-to-date version. Please read the site disclaimer for further details. If this record contains an error or is outdated, please notify us.