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Item 3: “Business and human rights: Towards Operationalizing the “Protect, Respect and Remedy” Framework”

The United States wishes to thank the Special Rapporteurs and the Special Representative for their reports. The United States greatly values the opportunity provided by the interactive dialogues to explore important human rights issues in greater depth, and regrets that time allows for only limited consideration of these three important issues. We will focus our ...
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Statement by the President on Beginning of Negotiations on Fissile Material Cut-off Treaty

There is no greater security challenge in the world today than turning the tide on nuclear-proliferation, and pursuing the goal of a nuclear-free world. I welcome today’s important agreement at the Conference on Disarmament to begin negotiations on a Fissile Material Cut-off Treaty, which will end production of fissile materials for use in atomic bombs. ...
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