We use cookies to improve our website. See our privacy notice.

The Right to Free, Prior, and Informed Consent: Indigenous People's Participation Rigths within International Law

Tara Ward

The Right to Free, Prior, and Informed Consent: Indigenous People's Participation Rigths within International Law
Property Information
Resource Type Scientific Paper
Language
  • English
Year 2011
Country Canada
Topic
  • Consultation
  • FPIC
  • Rights and Legal Framework
Complexity Technical
Keywords
  • Canadian Law
  • Consultation
  • International Law
  • Self-Determination
  • UNDRIP
Written By Academic Researchers
Written For
  • Academic Institutions or Researchers
Description This article looks at how FPIC was developed in international law by examining Indigenous peoples’ participation internationally. Two case studies – Lubicon Cree in Northern Alberta, Canada and Mayan communities in Guatemala – are examined to show unique contextual factors related to FPIC and Indigenous peoples’ rights.
Journal Northwestern Journal of International Human Rights
Volume 10
Issue 2
Pages 54 - 84
Copyright Creative Commons, Non Commercial