FPIC

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AcronymDefinition
FPICFree, Prior and Informed Consent (principle)
FPICFonds de Péréquation des Ressources Intercommunales et Communales (French: Intercommunal and Communal Resource Equalization Fund)
FPICField Programmable Integrated Circuits
FPICFirst Professionals Insurance Company (Jacksonville, FL)
FPICField Programmable Interconnect
FPICFederal Partnership for Interoperable Communications
FPICField Programmable Interconnect Chip
FPICField Programmable Interconnect Circuit
FPICFlorida Plastics Industry Council
FPICFixed-Price Incentive Contract
FPICFiltered Parallel Interference Canceller
FPICFacility Person in Charge
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The group Pasaka denied accusations that the Salugpongan Ta 'Tanu Igkanogon Community Learning Center (Salugpongan) administrators did not acquire the free, prior and informed consent (FPIC) before putting up the schools.
Some are subject to displacement or relocation without their free, prior and informed consent. Others are escaping violence and conflict or the ravages of climate change and environmental degradation.
Through free, prior and informed consent under Ipra, Valle said the NCIP had given foreign mining firms an opportunity to rob lumad farmers of their lands and destroy their communal ways of owning land by enabling a handful of lumad leaders ownership of vast tracts of tribal land.
Therefore, we are saying that The Peoples Republic of China will have no certainty because of the lack of the state of Canada entering into this agreement illegally and without our free, prior and informed consent."
Opponents contend that the proposed Muckaty facility, near Tennant Creek, would contravene the United Nation's declaration on the rights of indigenous peoples, which states that nations must "ensure that no storage or disposal of hazardous materials shall take place in the lands or territories of indigenous peoples without their free, prior and informed consent."
"Free, prior and informed consent was originally developed by a coalition of indigenous groups to have customary laws and property rights respected," said Oxley.
In historic landmark cases, Canadian courts have ruled that "free, prior and informed consent" is required from First Nations in order for resource exploitation to take place on traditional territories.
"They require free, prior and informed consent before any proposals.
* The concept of free, prior and informed consent is used in many contexts within the Draft Declaration.
The concept of "free, prior and informed consent" referred to in six articles, was troublesome.
ACF wholeheartedly supports free, prior and informed consent in relation to conservation on Indigenous lands and stated this in our submission.
(1) Employing an anthropological approach to understanding community resistance to extractive industry projects, the authors posit that the escalating conflicts between extractive industry (EI) firms and host communities can be "better understood as disputes over community control of resources and the right of community members to control the direction of their lives." (2) Their proposed solution is that EI firms voluntarily engage in consent processes with host communities, with a commitment to obtaining their free, prior and informed consent (FPIC) before receiving legal authorization and financial approval of an extractive project.