prior consent

Innovation: The New Search Engine on Prior Consent and Ethnic Peoples in Colombia

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As a commitment to dialogue, consensus, transparency, inclusion, the enjoyment of rights and a differential approach, the Akubadaura Community of Jurists presents the National Information System in Prior, Free and Informed Consultation -SNICPLI- An innovative plartaform for research and follow-up of prior consultation processes with the country’s ethnic peoples. One of the difficulties found by […]

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Akubadaura Releases its Report on the Evolution and Challenges of Prior Consent and Ethnic Peoples in Colombia

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With an analysis of four national cases of prior consent processes with indigenous peoples that were accompanied by Akubadaura, the Law Collective releases its report in which it analyzes the Free, Prior and Informed Consent -FPIC- in Colombia (CPLI for its acronym in spanish), emphasizing on its scopes, historical evolution, including an interpretation of the […]

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Prior Consent

The evolution of the right to free, prior and informed consent in Colombia: A conversation with Lina Marcela Tobón Yagarí and Fernando Herrera

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In its latest report, Akubadaura analyzes the historical evolution, legal development, and implementation of the right to Free, Prior and Informed Consent in Colombia (FPIC). In the report, Akubadaura argues that the legal understanding of  FPIC contains deep conflicts between the norms and the legal decisions. For example, the latter does not respect other fundamental […]

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The Politics of Free, Prior and Informed Consent: An Interview with Leila Kazemi and Tehtena Mebratu-Tsegaye

Analysis and opinion

On the occasion of the Release of Akubadaura’s Report on Prior Consent, in collaboration with Columbia University an exercise of knowledge exchange was held. Here is an interview with two of the researchers at the Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment. Columbia Law School – The Earth Institute, Columbia University Q: What do you see as […]

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Minga to protest

We Are In Minga To Protest

Our word

To us, as indigenous peoples, the word “MINGA” means dialogue, harmony, balance, complementarity, responsibility, solidarity and reciprocity. Minga is a community gathering to work as a family, where the life and culture of indigenous peoples are recreated. Implies good living, and the search for common good. Given the number of deaths (47) and alleged disappearances […]

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