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Free, Prior and Informed Consent (FPIC) - An indigenous peoples’ right and a good practice for local communities

This course focuses on how to practically operationalize the indigenous peoples’ right to Free, Prior and Informed Consent (FPIC) throughout all stages of the project cycle. The course describes each of the recommended six steps of the process and the related actions to be undertaken.
System Requirements

The online version of this course runs on the latest versions of the major browsers, such as Chrome, Safari, Edge and Firefox.

The downloadable version only runs on Windows PC’s and no additional software is needed.

The course is primarily intended for professionals directly engaged in the development and implementation of projects involving indigenous peoples. In particular, the following individuals would particularly benefit from taking the course: Project managers; Project designers; Trainers; Social mobilisers.
You will learn about

    What is Free, Prior and Informed Consent
    Understand the regulatory framework and the importance of indigenous peoples’ rights
    Build the required skills to seek FPIC and mainstream it through each phase of the project cycle
    How to roll-out each of the steps of the FPIC process

Course structure

The course consists of 8 lessons:

    Lesson 1 – Fundamentals of Free, Prior and Informed Consent (FPIC)
    Lesson 2 – Identifying indigenous peoples concerned and their representatives
    Lesson 3 – Conduct participatory mapping
    Lesson 4 – Preparing a participatory communication plan
    Lesson 5 – Reaching consent
    Lesson 6 – Conducting participatory monitoring and evaluation
    Lesson 7 – Documenting lesson learned and achievements
    Lesson 8 – Reflecting FPIC in your organization

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