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This website provides information and resources on FPIC as a tool of self-determination to assist communities in decision making. We have selected articles, tool kits, videos, voice messages, and community stories about FPIC and consultation.

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The Failures of Forest Certification and the Implications for the Public Wealth of the Canadian
Report

2015 - English - Moderate

The Failures of Forest Certification and the...

Nickson Elizabeth


This report looks at the failures of forest certification in Canada.

Collaborative Consent: A Nation-to-Nation Path to Partnership with Indigenous Governments
Report

2015 - English - Moderate

Collaborative Consent: A Nation-to-Nation Pa...

Ishkonigan, Inc


This published piece looks at resource extraction in Canada in relation to UNDRIP and FPIC.

Aboriginal Peoples and Forest Certification: A Review of the Canadian Situation
Scientific Paper

2010 - English - Technical

Aboriginal Peoples and Forest Certification:...

Innes John L., Larson Bruce, Tikina Anna V. et al.


This article examines forest certification in reference to Aboriginals in Canada.

United Nations Declaration of the Rights of Indigenous Peoples: Provisions Relevant to Consent
Policy Brief

2013 - English - Advanced

United Nations Declaration of the Rights of ...

Joffe Paul


This document provides an overview of all the sections of the United Nations Declaration of the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP), that discuss consent and FPIC. The legal requirements of UNDRIP are examined, in order to ensure that it is being fully and appropriately applied by national governments, in accordance with the desires of Indigenous communities.

Towards Consent: Case Studies and Insights on Company-Community Agreements in Forest Landscapes
Scientific Paper

2014 - English - Moderate

Towards Consent: Case Studies and Insights o...

Hite Kristen


This publication seeks to offer insights on the process and substance for developing collaborative agreements between industry, government, and indigenous peoples regarding forest landscapes. Following an overview of the legal and political context including FPIC, a series of case studies offers examples of companies and communities engaging on matters involving forest land use amid varying national tenure regimes

Jennifer Preston talks about Rights of Indigenous Peoples
Video & Podcast

2009 - English - Simple

Jennifer Preston talks about Rights of Indig...

Preston Jennifer


Jennifer Preston is with the Canadian Friends Service Committee, a Canadian Quaker organization. She was actively involved in the creation of the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples. In this video, she shares her thoughts about the documents and its practical implications for Canada.

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