MECHANISMS FOR CONSULTATION AND FREE, PRIOR AND INFORMED CONSENT IN THE NEGOTIATION OF INVESTMENT CONTRACTS | Land Portal | Securing Land Rights Through Open Data

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Date of publication: 
March 2017
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32
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This paper provides guidance on how to integrate consultation and FPIC principles into investor-state contract negotiations to actively involve project-affected communities and better safeguard their land rights and human rights. It proposes various options that may be appropriate, depending on the local context and the community’s resources and decision-making structures.

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Author(s), editor(s), contributor(s): 
SAM SZOKE-BURKE AND KAITLIN Y. CORDES
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Logo of Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment

ABOUT US

The Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment (CCSI), a joint center of Columbia Law School and the Earth Institute at Columbia University, is the only university-based applied research center and forum dedicated to the study, practice and discussion of sustainable international investment.

MISSION

Our mission is to develop practical approaches for governments, investors, communities and other stakeholders to maximize the benefits of international investment for sustainable development.

 

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