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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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AATA Case No. 1612905

3 October 2016 | Publisher: Australia: Administrative Appeals Tribunal | Document type: Case Law

AATA Case No. 1421338

3 October 2016 | Publisher: Australia: Administrative Appeals Tribunal | Document type: Case Law

New York Declaration for Refugees and Migrants : resolution / adopted by the General Assembly

3 October 2016 | Publisher: UN General Assembly | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

UNHCR Observations on the proposed amendments to the Act No. 19 of 1997 (the National Insurance Act) and Regulations, Act No. 41 of 26 June 1998 concerning Cash Benefit for Parents with Small Children and the Law on supplementary benefit for persons who have only lived a short period in Norway

October 2016 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Comments on National Legislation

Sentenza n. 4004/2016

27 September 2016 | Publisher: Italy: Council of State (Consiglio di Stato) | Document type: Case Law

Sentenza n. 3999/2016

27 September 2016 | Publisher: Italy: Council of State (Consiglio di Stato) | Document type: Case Law

Strengthening the role of mediation in the peaceful settlement of disputes, conflict prevention and resolution : resolution / adopted by the General Assembly

26 September 2016 | Publisher: UN General Assembly | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

AATA Case No. 1605762

20 September 2016 | Publisher: Australia: Administrative Appeals Tribunal | Document type: Case Law

FA (Libya: art 15(c)) Libya CG

20 September 2016 | Publisher: United Kingdom: Upper Tribunal (Immigration and Asylum Chamber) | Document type: Case Law

AATA Case No. 1609220

16 September 2016 | Publisher: Australia: Administrative Appeals Tribunal | Document type: Case Law

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