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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.

Visions and Movements of Indigenous Peoples for New Community
Scientific Paper

2005 - English - Moderate

Visions and Movements of Indigenous Peoples ...

Copuz Victoria T.


This article looks at the fight of Indigenous peoples in Asia for their rights.

The implosion of Venezuela's rentier state
Scientific Paper

2016 - English - Moderate

The implosion of Venezuela's rentier state

Lander Edgardo


Essay on the Venezuelan crisis and its implications for mining and prior consent in southern areas of the country

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.

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.

How does 'Free, Prior and Informed Const' (FPIC) impact social equity? Lessons from mining and forestry and their implications for REDD+
Scientific Paper

2013 - English - Advanced

How does 'Free, Prior and Informed Const' (F...

Mahanty Sango, McDermott Constance


This article explores how FPIC influences the balance of rights and opportunities in a society. There is a lack of clarity surrounding the definition and implementation of FPIC. This ambiguity is worsened by the variance in contextual factors surrounding different implementations of FPIC, including laws, the socio-political environment, and the way that rights are balanced between citizens.

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