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Letter from the editors: Moving Forward with the Right to Free, Prior, & Informed Consent

Joshua Gladstone, Rachel Singleton-Polster

Letter from the editors: Moving Forward with the Right to Free, Prior, & Informed Consent
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Resource Type Essay
Language
  • English
Year 2016
Country Canada
Topic
  • FPIC
  • Rights and Legal Framework
Complexity Technical
Keywords
  • Canadian Law
  • International Law
  • Self-Determination
  • UNDRIP
Written By Academic Researchers
Written For
  • Academic Institutions or Researchers
  • Indigenous Allies
  • Indigenous Communities
  • Leadership and Management
Description This is the letter from the editors, of Northern Public Affairs special issue about Free, Prior, and Informed Consent (FPIC). It introduces why FPIC is necessary and the need for a formal process for moving forward with FPIC in Canada. The legal basis for FPIC in International law, the use of FPIC in national law and policy, and the potential for implementation of FPIC under the Trudeau government are discussed.
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