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This book chapter, examines Environmental-Impact Assessments (EIA) from the perspective of Indigenous peoples in Canada, in order to determine ways they can be carried out that are culturally appropriate. The First Nations Independent Technical Review (FNITR) Process is discussed as a method of EIA that is accessible to Indigenous people. The article includes step-by-step instructions in order to conduct an assessment under the FNITR model.
This book outlines methods and best-processes for conducting Environmental-Impact Assessments (EIA), that include public participation in assessment and decision-making. It is intended as a useful resource for individuals who are conducting or assessing community participation in research about the environmental impacts of development. The book discusses practical considerations for how participation can be organized and integrated into the science of EIA’s.
The Anishiabek Nation supports and expresses concerns with recent changes to the Ontario Mining Act. Changes did not go for enough in recognizing Indigenous rights to land; free, prior, and informed consent; funding to build capacity; and protection of cultural sites. These engagement sessions allowed voices of Anishinabek to be heard by the Government of Ontario.
This short video gives a brief update from KAIROS about the status of UNDRIP 10 years later.
This Guidance Note is aimed at providing practical guidance to European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) specialists, consultants and clients on the processes and standards that should be applied and considered when planning and implementing projects that involve Indigenous Peoples. UNDRIP which requires States to consult with Indigenous Peoples to obtain their Free, Prior and Informed Consent (FPIC) prior to the approval of any project affecting their lands and resources, is discussed.
A research project was carried out with the Fort Albany First Nation (FAFN) to develop a framework for a community-based process of land use planning to increase resource development pressure. Interviews with community members were carried out to identify values that should be protected and managed through the plan and the processes that should guide the process.