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This article takes an in depth look at free, prior and informed consent from a legal perspective.
This published piece looks at resource extraction in Canada in relation to UNDRIP and FPIC.
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.
This briefing note explains the importance of FPIC from the perspective of the extractive industry through attraction of responsible investors. FPIC can empower communities and promote sustainable development that would otherwise be undermined by fear, uncertainty, and debates over government/company responsibilities. FPIC also fulfills requirements of companies to meet their formal and legal obligations.
This manual discusses the relevance of ensuring Indigenous peoples right to FPIC to the policies and practices of the extractive industry, in addition to the responsibilities of government. The authors introduce the ‘spirit of FPIC’, to describe the key elements that must be included in an Indigenous community consultation framework including equal deliberation and consideration of everyone’s opinion. A framework for industry to implement FPIC is introduced.
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