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Highlights from the Opening Reception of "Free, Prior and Informed Consent: A symposium on human rights, Indigenous protocols and good practice"… Uqalimakkanirit
This symposium was an opportunity to discuss the importance of free, prior and informed consent, its status in Canadian and international law and its relevance in crucial decisions facing Indigenous peoples today.
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Co-sponsored by Amnesty International, Assembly of First Nations, Canadian Friends Service Committee (Quakers), Grand Council of the Crees (Eeyou Istchee), Greenpeace Canada, KAIROS: Canadian Ecumenical Justice Initiatives, MiningWatch Canada, Oxfam Canada, Oxfam Quebec, University of Ottawa Aboriginal Law Group, the Coalition for the Human Rights of Indigenous Peoples, and others. Thanks also to Alan Young and Peter Croal who worked on the organizational committee in their individual capacities.