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The Refworld legal collection has been designed primarily as a tool for disseminating and promoting (international) law relating to refugees, asylum seekers, stateless persons and other persons of concern to UNHCR.

UNHCR staff, refugee lawyers, all those involved with refugee-status determination within Governments, and others concerned with the rights of refugees and asylum seekers, can find a wealth of relevant documents in the collection. Included in the collection is a unique jurisprudence collection, covering more than 40 national jurisdictions, and a vast amount of international judgments and decisions from the United Nations, the European Court of Human Rights and other international and regional courts. A comprehensive collection of international instruments relating to refugees and human rights, with the most recent lists of States Parties to key conventions, is also available. The legislation collection, contains national and international legislation relevant in assessing asylum claims and is the largest collection of its kind. Finally, Refworld contains many special agreements, such as memoranda of understanding, host-country agreements and voluntary repatriation agreements.

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Security Council resolution 2300 (2016) [on extension of the mandate of the UN Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus (UNFICYP) until 31 Jan. 2017]

26 July 2016 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Legal Articles/Analyses/Commentaries

Security Council resolution 2299 (2016) [on extension of the mandate of the UN Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI) until 31 July 2017]

25 July 2016 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Security Council resolution 2294 (2016) [on extension of the mandate of the UN Disengagement Observer Force (UNDOF) until 31 Dec. 2016]

22 July 2016 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Situation of and assistance to Palestinian women : resolution / adopted by the Economic and Social Council

22 July 2016 | Publisher: UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Security Council resolution 2298 (2016) [on destruction of Libya's chemical weapons]

22 July 2016 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

AATA Case No. 1500034

21 July 2016 | Publisher: Australia: Administrative Appeals Tribunal | Document type: Case Law

Alvizures-Gomes v. Lynch, Attorney General

21 July 2016 | Publisher: United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit | Document type: Case Law

Civil society space : resolution / adopted by the Human Rights Council

20 July 2016 | Publisher: UN Human Rights Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Trafficking in persons, especially women and children: protecting victims of trafficking and persons at risk of trafficking, especially women and children in conflict and post-conflict situations : resolution / adopted by the Human Rights Council

20 July 2016 | Publisher: UN Human Rights Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

AATA Case No. 1514860

19 July 2016 | Publisher: Australia: Administrative Appeals Tribunal | Document type: Case Law

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