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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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Venezuela's Deepening Logic of Extraction
Scientific Paper

2017 - English - Moderate

Venezuela's Deepening Logic of Extraction

Rosales Antulio

This article looks at the mining industry in Venezuela including the illegal mining activities and the government's lack of monitoring.

Costs of Company-Community Conflict in the Extractive Sector
Scientific Paper

2014 - English - Moderate

Costs of Company-Community Conflict in the E...

Davis Rachel, Franks Daniel

Stakeholder-related risks in the extractive sector have risen rapidly over the last two decades. Time and time again, companies have experienced how negative environmental impacts – can generate significant negative social impacts as well, for example on local community health and livelihoods.

This toolkit for negotiations to develop IBAs focuses primarily on the mining industry in Canada, Latin America, and Australia. However, the knowledge gained can be applied to other industries and regions. It is meant to be a resource for Aboriginal groups negotiating with industry and government.

A training manual on advocacy, lobbying and negotiation skills for indigenous peoples in climate change and REDD+

This report presents the definition and scope of advocacy and lobbying and why UNDRIP is important for these actions. Ways that Indigenous Peoples can engage in decision-making processes, what information is needed to make decisions related to climate change, and skills to plan advocacy campaigns are presented.

This is the final thematic report of James Anaya, the Special Rapporteur it addresses human rights concerns of indigenous peoples relating to extractive industries. The report advances understanding of content and implications of international human rights standards relevant to these concerns.