(4.) E.g., Fergus MacKay, Prior Informed Consent
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(44.) Much of this section is drawn from ANNE PERRAULT ET AL., PARTNERSHIPS FOR SUCCESS IN PROTECTED AREAS: THE PUBLIC INTEREST AND LOCAL COMMUNITY RIGHTS TO PRIOR INFORMED CONSENT
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Under the Basel Convention, another major achievement of COP 14 was the decision to amend the convention to include unsorted, mixed and contaminated plastic waste under PIC (Prior Informed Consent
) procedure and improve the regulation of its transboundary movement.
"Existing intellectual property law can even have adverse effects, as it assesses traditional knowledge solely from a mercantile point of view," argue MEPs, who suggest that the grant of a patent be made conditional on the requirements to disclose the origin of genetic resources and traditional know-how used in inventions, provide evidence of prior informed consent
from authorities in the country of origin and provide evidence of fair and equitable benefit-sharing.
"The regime must recognize the rights of Indigenous peoples and local communities, particularly their right to prior informed consent
where traditional knowledge is being accessed and used."
Included among them are the Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants, which will require member nations to reduce or eliminate the production and use of 12 highly toxic compounds, and the Rotterdam Convention on the Prior Informed Consent
Procedure for Certain Hazardous Chemicals and Pesticides in International Trade (PIC), which will seek to ensure that companies that export any of a designated set of hazardous chemicals obtain consent from importing nations before the shipments are received.
This procedure is the heart of the new treaty, known as the Convention on Prior Informed Consent
Two chemicals, the pesticide phorate and the industrial chemical hexabromocyclododecane were added to Annex III of the convention, making them subject to the Prior Informed Consent
Procedure, through which countries can decide on future imports of these chemicals.
A consensus was arrived at by the indigenous peoples of the Kibungan Ancestral Domain, giving their consent to the project via the government-required Free and Prior Informed Consent
(FPIC) process conducted by the National Commission on Indigenous Peoples (NCIP).
Later, I needed to study the Indigenous Peoples Rights Act (IPRA) and the specific portions about Free and Prior Informed Consent
(FPIC) because I had to serve in a university committee deliberating about a particular complaint of an IP community regarding a creative work published without FPIC, and against which they had substantial issues.
NIA is in the process of securing a Free and Prior Informed Consent
(FPIC) for the construction stage of the project.
The minister is intent on unblocking the four dossiers inherited from the Polish Presidency: the directive on GMO dissemination, the directive on maritime combustibles, the regulation on the export of chemical products (prior informed consent
- PIC - procedure), and the Seveso III Directive (on control of industrial accidents).