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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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IM and AI (Risks – membership of Beja Tribe, Beja Congress and JEM) Sudan CG

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

The Prevention of Electronic Crimes Bill 2015 - An Analysis June 2016

20 June 2016 | Publisher: Article 19 | Document type: Legal Articles/Analyses/Commentaries

R.D. c. France

16 June 2016 | Publisher: Council of Europe: European Court of Human Rights | Document type: Case Law

Applicant v. State Secretary for Security and Justice

15 June 2016 | Publisher: Netherlands, The: Council of State (Raad van State) | Document type: Case Law

Applicant v. State Secretary for Security and Justice

15 June 2016 | Publisher: Netherlands, The: Council of State (Raad van State) | Document type: Case Law

Security Council resolution 2292 (2016) [on the situation in Libya]

14 June 2016 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Security Council resolution 2291 (2016) [on extension of the mandate of the UN Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) until 15 December 2016]

13 June 2016 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Secretary of State for the Home Department v ZAT (Syria) and Others: UNHCR's Intervention

13 June 2016 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Court Interventions / Amicus Curiae

Status of internally displaced persons and refugees from Abkhazia, Georgia, and the Tskhinvali region/South Ossetia, Georgia : resolution / adopted by the General Assembly

10 June 2016 | Publisher: UN General Assembly | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

R.B.A.B. and Others v. the Netherlands

7 June 2016 | Publisher: Council of Europe: European Court of Human Rights | Document type: Case Law

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