Prior consultation in Latin AmericaSymposium

Prior Informed Consent – the Case of Peru

The Wrong Kind of Right? Prior Consultation between Contestation and Meaninglessness in the Peruvian Amazon

In 2011 Peru has adopted a contested legislation on prior consultation that is based on Convention 169 of the International Labor Organization (ILO C 169). In this contribution, I look at the first state-led prior consultations which were implemented in the Peruvian Amazon. The central questions is, how these processes can be interpreted in terms of norm legitimacy and human rights’ compliance. In contrast to other studies this will not …