Monthly Archives: November 2016

Free Prior and Informed Consent: A Local and Global Issue

By | 30 November, 2016

A research meeting, “Consultation and consent: Intercultural perspectives in resource governance”, was hosted by Matawa First Nations Management in Thunder Bay, Ontario over several days in late October 27,  2016. This event was a key milestone in the research project led by Dr. Terry Mitchell at Laurier University funded by a Social Sciences and Humanities… Read More »

Consultation and consent: Principles, experiences and challenges

By | 19 November, 2016

Presentation by the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the rights of indigenous peoples, Victoria Tauli-Corpuz, for the International Colloquium on the free, prior, informed consultation: International and regional standards and experiences. Mexico City, 8 November 2016. “In the course of my mandate, the issue of consultation and free, prior and informed consent has arisen in… Read More »

Rest in peace, my mentor and friend, Rodolfo.

By | 6 November, 2016

  I just arrived in Mexico City where I will be speaking before the Congress of Mexico and in a colloquium organised by the Office of the High Commissioner on Human Rights. I arrived a day earlier because I was going to pay Rodolfo Stavenhagen a visit, tomorrow. I knew he was ill, which is… Read More »