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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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UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples: Canadian Government Positions Incompatible with Genuine Reconciliation
Scientific Paper

2010 - English - Advanced

UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous P...

Paul Joffe


This article highlights the significance of UNDRIP in achieving reconciliation with Indigenous peoples in Canada. A central conclusion of this article is that the positions and practices of the Canadian government are incompatible with constitutional and international obligations. Related to FPIC, the authors suggest that the government of Canada has not substantively addressed this criterion of “consent” in its guidelines for consultation and accommodation.

Indigenous Peoples, Canada and the Declaration Conference Livestream Recording
Video & Podcast

Romeo Saganash MP discusses the implementation of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP) in Canada. The talk is followed by a legal panel consisting of Paul Joffe, Jose Aylwin, and Dr. Peggy Smith. The event is moderated by Darren Thomas.

Current Issues podcast # 71 - The United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples
Video & Podcast

In this Current Issues podcast, special host Andrew Thompson is joined by Paul Joffe to discuss the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples. In Canada, the implications of the Declaration can be seen in the proposed Bill C-262 which is “An Act to ensure that the laws of Canada are in harmony with the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples.” Thompson and Joffe’s discussion of Bill C-262 shows both the significance of the legislation in Canada and the broader impact of UNDRIP.

"Veto" and "Consent" - Significant Differences
Manual

2015 - English - Technical

"Veto" and "Consent" - Significant Differences

Paul Joffe


This document offers some analysis on veto and consent and highlights important differences. It addresses these issues in the context of proposed third party developments in or near Indigenous peoples' lands and territories.

United Nations Declaration of the Rights of Indigenous Peoples: Provisions Relevant to Consent
Policy Brief

2013 - English - Advanced

United Nations Declaration of the Rights of ...

Paul Joffe


This document provides an overview of all the sections of the United Nations Declaration of the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP), that discuss consent and FPIC. The legal requirements of UNDRIP are examined, in order to ensure that it is being fully and appropriately applied by national governments, in accordance with the desires of Indigenous communities.