Who Controls the Territory and the Resources? Free, Prior and Informed Consent (FPIC) as a Contested Human Rights Practice in Bolivia

Schilling-Vacaflor Almut

Who Controls the Territory and the Resources? Free, Prior and Informed Consent (FPIC) as a Contested Human Rights Practice in Bolivia
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Resource Type Scientific Paper
Language
  • English
Year 2016
Country Bolivia
Topic
  • FPIC
  • Industry
  • Rights and Legal Framework
Complexity Advanced
Keywords
  • Consultation
  • Land Access
  • Traditional Knowledge
  • UNDRIP
Written By Academic Researchers
Written For
  • Academic Institutions or Researchers
Description The article scrutinizes the struggles over prior consultation and free, prior and informed consent (FPIC) and analyses the divergent interpretations of what this right would entail in Bolivia. Similar conversations have played an important role in resource conflicts across Latin America.
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