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Consultation and Free, Prior and Informed Consent

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Consultation and Free, Prior and Informed Consent

Published: May 14, 2012

This guidebook (available in Spanish only) provides an overview of ethnic rights to free prior and informed consultation and consent within the Colombian context. The first part outlines the rights enshrined in domestic and international law, including ethnic concepts and definitions. The second part provides guidance for Indigenous and Afro-Descendent communities towards implementing these rights in practice. An English executive summary is English is also available.

Authors: Gladys Jimeno, Plutarco Sandoval, Federico Herrera and Walter Sanchez, with guidance from Viviane Weitzner.

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