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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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Brazilian Amazon Gold: Indigenous Land Rights Under Risk
Scientific Paper

2020 - English - Practical

Brazilian Amazon Gold: Indigenous Land Right...

Caroline Corrêa Nóbrega, Paulo Moutinho, Paulo De Marco Jr. et al.


This paper examines the socio-environmental impacts of mining operations on Brazilian Indigenous communities in the Amazon.

Climate Change and Indigenous Peoples
News Article

2021 - English - Simple

Climate Change and Indigenous Peoples

Pasepa Katia


This article discusses the impacts of climate change on the livelihood of Indigenous communities. The article also examines the importance of recognizing Indigenous peoples' rights when implementing climate change policies.

FSC Canada Endorses BC First Nations Forest Strategy
News Article

2021 - English - Simple

FSC Canada Endorses BC First Nations Forest ...

B.C First Nations Forestry Council


This article discusses the implementation of the First Nations Forest Strategy in British Columbia.

Indigenous Peoples Face Rise in Rights Abuses During Pandemic, Report Finds
News Article

2021 - English - Simple

Indigenous Peoples Face Rise in Rights Abuse...

The Guardian


This article discusses the human rights implications for Indigenous communities of tropical countries during the COVID-19 pandemic. The article is based on a recent report suggesting that economy recovery plans are prioritizing extractive industries over human rights.

Hunting Down a Lasting Relationship with Canada—Will UNDRIP Help?
Scientific Paper

2021 - English - Practical

Hunting Down a Lasting Relationship with Can...

Sara Mainville


This article examines the UNDRIP and its ability to build a long lasting and co-equal relationship between Indigenous law and Canadian law.

Self-determination & Free, Prior and Informed Consent
Report

2021 - English - Practical

Self-determination & Free, Prior and Informe...

Coalition for the Human Rights of Indigenous Peoples


This backgrounder provides an overview of FPIC, the right to self-determination, UNDRIP, and other legal parameters as they relate to the rights of Indigenous peoples.

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