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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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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

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

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.

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.

Reporte de la Conferencia el Desarrollo del Cuarto  Mundo y el Foro de Recurso Gobernanza
Report

Report from the conference "Rise of the Fourth World" and a forum on resources and governance. In the conference there was participation from Indigenous leaders and representatives and it was held at the Basillie School for International Affairs.

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