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.
Total Resources: 8
This article evaluates the use of community engagement in the design of chronic disease-based interventions.
Based on interviews with the Anishinaabe community of Biigtigong Nishnaabeg, this paper examines the community views on the planning and implementation of camps at Mountain Lake.
This article draws on Indigenous stories as a method for addressing the participation gap experienced by Indigenous women, within the context of natural resource management. The article concludes by recommending policy changes that support the inclusion of Indigenous women’s knowledge.
Infographics regarding the indigenous population and other vulnerable groups in the country.
Dr. Dalee Sambo Dorough (Innuit, Alaska, USA) discusses her early engagement in the politics of Indigenous Peoples land rights, and shares her insight into why the defense of land merits extra international legal attention. She urges leaders to have optimism, and take “the long view” approach to making progress in the protection of Indigenous righ…
This paper presents a series of reflections about the implementation of free, prior and informed consent (“FPIC”) in the context of natural resource extraction, using a case study of The Mary River Mine in Nunavut, Canada. A Human Rights Impact Assessment (HRIA) that was conducted by an Inuit media organization, IsumaTV, was used to examine the wa…