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.
|Mainstreaming holistic approaches in youth crime prevention : resolution / adopted by the Economic and Social Council|
|AATA Case No. 1419893|
Italy: Legislative Decree No. 142 of 2015 (reception)
19 August 2016 | Publisher: National Legislative Bodies / National Authorities | Document type: National Decrees, Circulars, Regulation, Policy Documents
|Support to Non-Self-Governing Territories by the specialized agencies and international institutions associated with the United Nations : resolution / adopted by the Economic and Social Council|
|Economic and social repercussions of the Israeli occupation on the living conditions of the Palestinian people in the Occupied Palestinian Territory, including East Jerusalem, and the Arab population in the occupied Syrian Golan : resolution / adopted by the Economic and Social Council|
Lara v. Lynch, Attorney General
17 August 2016 | Publisher: United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit | Document type: Case Law
|Applicant v. State Secretary for Security and Justice|
|AATA Case No. 1502689|
|Ad Hoc Advisory Group on Haiti : resolution / adopted by the Economic and Social Council|
|Security Council resolution 2304 (2016) [on extension of the mandate of the UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) until 15 Dec. 2016]|