G9 - Applying indigenous people's right to free, prior and informed consent in the Amazon region

G9 - Applying indigenous people's right to free, prior and informed consent in the Amazon region

Consumer and industry concerns demand that Free, Prior and Informed Consent (FPIC) is given from indigenous communities whose land is affected by corporate activities. But it is not always clear what the rules are and how they should be applied. A new project led by Equitable Origin, and funded by the ISEAL Innovations Fund, aims to improve FPIC implementation in the Amazon region. Soledad Mills, Executive Director of Equitable Origin, explains how the project aims to do that.