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

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 […]

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

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 […]

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

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 […]

Informe sobre violencia sexual contra la mujer indigena

The discussion on sexual violence against indigenous women is expanded

Akubadaura presents The “Report on gender violence against indigenous women, girls and teenagers in Colombia” Indigenous women are one of the population groups most affected by sexual violence, as evidenced when, in mid-2020, the media published two cases of sexual abuse against indigenous girls at the hands of Colombian Army troops, the first occurred to […]