The Philippines: A Call for Effective and Genuine Consultations on the Revised FPIC Guidelines

On 14 May 2024, the NCIP conducted its first consultation to disclose the proposed new
FPIC Rules. These rules are significant not only to the estimated 20 million Indigenous Peoples throughout the Philippines but also to all Filipinos, whose right to a balanced and healthful ecology hangs in the balance.

After all, ancestral domains represent the country’s—and the world’s—last ecological frontiers that provide ecosystem services and our last defense against the climate emergency.


The Legal Rights and Resources Center has submitted this to the National Commission on Indigenous Peoples.

See the complete document in the attached document

[Legal Rights Center]