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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.

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

Harvard Review of Latin America, special volume on Mining in the region
Scientific Paper

2014 - English - Moderate

Harvard Review of Latin America, special vol...

Harvard Review of Latin America


Full volume on issues regarding mining, extraction, Indigenous peoples´ rights in Latin America.

The Right to Decide: The Importance of Respecting Free, Prior and Informed Consent
Policy Brief

2011 - English - Moderate

The Right to Decide: The Importance of Respe...

Amazon Watch


This briefing report explains the roles and responsibilities of companies to address human rights impacts of company operations. Indigenous peoples that are potentially affected by industry development have ethical, legal, and financial rights related to industrial development. The report identifies key challenges related to implementing FPIC and recommendations for companies who invest in the Amazon.

Proponent-Indigenous Agreements and the Implementation of the Right to Free, Prior, and Informed Consent in Canada
Scientific Paper

2016 - English - Moderate

Proponent-Indigenous Agreements and the Impl...

Papillon Martin, Rodon Thierry


Focusing on the Canadian context, this article discusses the roots and implications of a pro- ponent-driven model for seeking Indigenous consent to natural resource extraction on their traditional lands. Building on two case studies, the paper argues that negotiated consent through IBAs offers a truncated version of FPIC from the perspective of the communities involved.

Indigenous peoples and mining position statement
Official Statement

2013 - English - Moderate

Indigenous peoples and mining position state...

International Council on Mining and Minerals


This report by the International Council on Mining and Minerals discusses how mining companies plan to honour the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples and Free, Prior, and Informed Consent in order to create a mutually respectful and meaningful relationship that is beneficial to both Indigenous communities and companies in the extractive sector.

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