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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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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.

Obstacles and resistance to the process of implementing the right to free, prior and informed consultation and consent in Brazil
Manual

2016 - English - Moderate

Obstacles and resistance to the process of i...

Rede de Cooperacao Amaçonica


Obstacles and resistance by the state to implement the right to free, prior and informed consent in Brazil

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.

Making FPIC - Free, Prior and Informed Consent - Work: Challenges and Prospects for Indigenous People
Report

2007 - Multilingual - Moderate

Making FPIC - Free, Prior and Informed Conse...

Colchester Marcus, Farhan Ferrari Maurizio


Report developed by Forest Peoples Programme, which summarizes the progress made by Indigenous Peoples’ and organizations seeking to assess and apply the right of indigenous peoples ‘to give or withhold their free, prior and informed consent to actions that affect their lands, territories and natural resources’ (referred to as ‘the right to FPIC’). It is informed by field programmes, case studies, and indigenous peoples’ actual experiences which were also reviewed at a workshop in Indonesia in April 2007.

Moving Forward: Consulta Previa in Peru
Report

2016 - English - Moderate

Moving Forward: Consulta Previa in Peru

Hurtado Verónica, Ramírez Tania, Sanborn Cynthia A.


Report on the experience of free, prior and informed consent in Peru.

An Overview of the Principle of Free Prior and Informed Consent and Indigenous Peoples in International and Domestic Law and Practices
Policy Brief

2005 - English - Advanced

An Overview of the Principle of Free Prior a...

Tamang Parshuram


This overview of FPIC in international and domestic law was presented at a workshop at the UN Headquarters in 2005. Although dated, this document explains important context surrounding FPIC, how FPIC is presented in international and domestic laws and practices, and lists protocols and activities related to FPIC. These lists guide the reader in where to find relevant FPIC information in international legal documents.

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