MLI papers on FPIC and UNDRIP make waves

161573350Macdonald-Laurier Institute authors Ken Coates and Blaine Favel have established their thought leadership on Aboriginal international with a pair of papers.

Coates, an MLI Senior Fellow, and Favel, an influential Plains Cree leader, have published a pair of key papers on the subject in recent weeks. The first looked at free, prior and informed consent (FPIC), the second at the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP).

MLI’s work on the issue was featured in a story by Postmedia that ran in papers across the country, a John Ivison column in the National Post, a Saskatoon Star Phoenix story, an Ottawa Citizen editorial and an iPolitics story.