The Right to Decide: The Importance of Respecting Free, Prior and Informed Consent

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The Right to Decide: The Importance of Respecting Free, Prior and Informed Consent
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Resource Type Policy Brief
Language
  • English
Year 2011
Country Peru
Topic
  • FPIC
  • Industry
Complexity Moderate
Keywords
  • Consultation
  • Decision Making
  • Environmental Assessment
  • International Law
  • UNDRIP
Written By NGO
Written For
  • Indigenous Allies
  • Leadership and Management
Description This briefing report explains the roles and responsibilities of companies to address human rights impacts of company operations. Indigenous peoples that are potentially affected by industry development have ethical, legal, and financial rights related to industrial development. The report identifies key challenges related to implementing FPIC and recommendations for companies who invest in the Amazon.
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