FPIC Free Prior and Informed Consent

Information and resources on FPIC as a tool of self-determination to assist communities in decision making. Free Prior and Informed Consent (FPIC) is the inherent right Indigenous communities have to decide “yes” or “no” to mining, forestry, oil, gas, water, or other proposed external activities that would affect their lands, territories, and/or natural resources and is recognized in the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP).


Alternate names

Indigenous Rights Resource Governance

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Partial full-text database

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Education, Indigenous Peoples, Indigenous Studies