Project title

Revision of FSC Guidelines for the Implementation of the Right to Free, Prior and Informed Consent (FPIC)

Code

FSC-GUI-30-003 V1

Type

Guideline

Project Coordinator
Start date

February 2018

End date

March 2020

Purpose

To offer guidance to forest operations that are FSC certified on how to ensure conformity with Principles 3 and 4 of the FSC Principles and Criteria, with a special focus on the following target groups: Indigenous, traditional and local communities, and covering both auditors and standard development groups.

Strategic alignment

The project aims to deliver on Success Criteria 1.4.1, 2.1.4, and 2.3.3.

Working Group
  1. Mr. Nicholas Mujah Ason; Social South; sadiahq@gmail.com 
  2. Ms. Lisbet Christoffersen Environmental North lc@ifro.ku.dk
  3. Mr. Larry Joseph Social North larry.joseph@me.com
  4. Mr. Mauricio Leiva Economic South Mauricio.Leiva@arauco.cl
  5. Mr. Chris McDonell Economic North Chris.Mcdonell@rayonieram.com
  6. Ms. Maria Trujillo Environmental South maria_yosh@yahoo.es
Technical experts

Ms. Isabel Garcia Drigo (Certification Body representative); isabel@imaflora.org

Timeline

30 June 2020 - 14 August 2020
Draft 2 went on 45 days public consultation
18-24 February 2020
Fourth in-person meeting of the FPIC Working Group was held held in Tulum,Mexico
28 October 2019
Public consultation summary for draft V1.0 now available.

Download here.

03-07 July 2019
Third in-person meeting of the FPIC Working Group
May 2019
60 days public consultation on Draft 1
03-06 December 2018
Second in-person meeting of the FPIC Working Group

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25 – 28 June 2018
First in-person meeting of the FPIC Working Group
06 June 2018
The new FPIC Working Group was approved
02 March - 01 May 2018
The preliminary conclusions of the previous process were compiled in a Discussion Paper that was open for 60 days consultation
Q4 2017
The process was started with the approval of Terms of Reference (ToR) and call for applicants Read the ToR
FSC-GUI_30-003_EN_V2-0_Draft_1_4011 (2).pdf
PDF, Size: 1.25MB
FSC-GUI 30-003 V2-0_VERSION PROVISOIRE 1.0_FR.pdf
PDF, Size: 1.31MB