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[PDF] Diplomatic note

Author: Permanent Mission of the Unites States of America to the UN in Geneva, Published on: 5 December 2012

This Note is...in response to the...questionnaire from the Working Group, soliciting information on State practices in the sphere of business and human rights...The US government is committed to the GPs, as evidenced...through the integration of human rights into US laws, regulations and policies...[including the] Dodd Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, Sections 1502 and 1504...[and the] [r]eporting requirements on Responsible Investment in Burma...Examples of policies [include]...[s]upport for...Voluntary Principles on Security & Human Rights...International Code of Conduct for Private Security Providers...Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative...[among others]

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