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Human rights, Indigenous peoples and the concept of Free, Prior and Informed Consent

Frank Vanclay, Philippe Hanna

Human rights, Indigenous peoples and the concept of Free, Prior and Informed Consent
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Resource Type Scientific Paper
Language
  • English
Year 2013
Country Brazil
Topic
  • Consultation
  • FPIC
  • Indigenous Governance
Complexity Technical
Keywords
  • Consultation
  • Decision Making
  • Impact Benefit Agreement
  • International Law
  • Land Use Planning
  • Self-Determination
  • UNDRIP
Written By Academic Researchers
Written For
  • Academic Institutions or Researchers
  • Indigenous Allies
  • Leadership and Management
Description The article explores the rights of Indigenous peoples to participate in decision-making about resource development projects as a key part of their self-determination. The article discusses the role and responsibility of corporations in ensuring that Indigenous peoples’ right to Free, Prior and Informed Consent (FPIC) as included under the United Nations Declaration of the Rights of Indigneous Peoples (UNDRIP). The authors suggest that corporations should practice FPIC even when it is not legally legislated.
Journal Impact Assessment and Project Appraisal
Volume 31
Issue 2
Pages 146 - 157
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