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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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.
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.
This paper examines Canada’s 2019 Impact Assessment Act and its relation to the engagement and consultation with Indigenous communities.
This paper evaluates the ability of Canadian environmental assessment processes to meaningfully engage Indigenous knowledge. This paper also offers recommendations towards rebuilding relationships between these processes in order to improve the recognition of Indigenous rights.
This briefing note provides an overview of FPIC in international law and across industry sections. The note also discusses how to identify customary land through mapping; engaging with representative organizations; pairing participation with informed consent; ensuring consent and resolving conflict. This note can inform consent processes throughou…
This handbook is intended to assist Indigenous community members and Canadian stakeholders to understand the United Nations Declaration of the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP) and how it can be implemented. An overview of the rights included in UNDRIP and their significance for Indigenous communities is included in the handbook, including a s…