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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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Towards consent: Case Studies and Perspectives on Collaboration Agreements between Companies and Communities in Forest Landscapes
Report

2014 - Español - Moderate

Towards consent: Case Studies and Perspectiv...

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

Free, Prior and Informed Consent: Making FPIC work for forests and peoples
Report

2010 - Multilingual - Moderate

Free, Prior and Informed Consent: Making FPI...

Colchester Marcus


This scoping review provides comprehensive information regarding Indigenous Peoples’ right to Free, Prior, and Informed Consent (FPIC), as it is currently represented in academic literature and community practice. The review highlights the legal foundations, practical implications, and outcomes of FPIC, attending to the conflicts and challenges that emerge between the different viewpoints of various stakeholders.

Buen Vivir: A Brief Introduction to Latin America's New Concepts for the Good Life and the Rights of Nature
Book

2011 - English - Moderate

Buen Vivir: A Brief Introduction to Latin Am...

Fatheuer Thomas


This publication looks at Buen Vivir in the context of recent globalization.

Participatory Rights in the Ontario Mining Sector: An International Human Rights Perspective
Scientific Paper

2011 - English - Moderate

Participatory Rights in the Ontario Mining S...

Collins Lynda, Simons Penelope


This document looks at the changes to the Ontario Mining Act in relation to FPIC.

Frameworks for the Implementation of FPIC Over Land and Knowledge in Sarawak, Malaysia
Scientific Paper

0 - English - Moderate

Frameworks for the Implementation of FPIC Ov...

Rubis Jennifer


This document looks at FPIC in Malaysia through specific case studies.

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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