Understanding FPIC - From assertion and assumption on ‘free, prior and informed consent’ to a new model for Indigenous engagement on resource development

Coates Ken, Favel Blaine

Understanding FPIC - From assertion and assumption on ‘free, prior and informed consent’ to a new model for Indigenous engagement on resource development
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Resource Type Scientific Paper
Language
  • English
Year 2016
Country Canada
Topic
  • Consultation
  • FPIC
  • Rights and Legal Framework
Complexity Advanced
Keywords
  • Canadian Law
  • Consultation
  • Impact Benefit Agreement
  • International Law
  • UNDRIP
Written By Academic Researchers
Written For
  • Academic Institutions or Researchers
  • Leadership and Management
Description This report explores the meaning of free, prior, and informed consent (FPIC), and how it interacts with current Canadian law and practice. Several recommendations are provided on how the Trudeau government can fulfill its promise to incorporate FPIC into the existing Canadian system without negatively impacting Indigenous communities or economic development.
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