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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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"Veto" and "Consent" - Significant Differences

2015 - English - Technical

"Veto" and "Consent" - Significant Differences

Joffe Paul

This document offers some analysis on veto and consent and highlights important differences. It addresses these issues in the context of proposed third party developments in or near Indigenous peoples' lands and territories.

Free, Prior and Informed Consent and the World Bank Group
Scientific Paper

2004 - English - Moderate

Free, Prior and Informed Consent and the Wor...

Goodland Robert

This article takes an in depth look at free, prior and informed consent from a legal perspective.

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

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

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.

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