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Bucking the Wild West - Making Free, Prior and Informed Consent Work

The North-South Institute, Viviane Weitzner

Bucking the Wild West - Making Free, Prior and Informed Consent Work
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Resource Type Essay
Language
  • English
Year 2009
Country Canada
Topic
  • FPIC
  • Industry
  • Rights and Legal Framework
Complexity Moderate
Keywords
  • Business Practices
  • Community Engagement
  • Consultation
  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Impact Benefit Agreement
  • Inherent Rights
  • Land Access
  • Pimatsiwin
  • Social & Cultural Impacts
  • Sustainability
  • UNDRIP
Written By NGO
Written For
  • Leadership and Management
Description This document includes speaking notes on the topic of FPIC at the Prospector and Developer’s Association of Canada annual conference. The speaker defines FPIC, clarifies prevailing misconceptions about FPIC, and discusses how FPIC can be implemented in the extractive sector. The speaker discusses FPIC in the Canadian context and argues for Canadian development companies to incorporate FPIC into their practices.
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