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.
|Commission Recommendation of 7.3.2017 on making returns more effective when implementing the Directive 2008/115/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council|
|Preliminary Deference? The impact of judgments of the Court of Justice of the EU in cases X.Y.Z., A.B.C. and Cimade and Gisti on national law and the use of the EU Charter of Fundamental Rights|
|Armand v. Refugee Appeal Board|
|Include LGBT Students in Basic Policy for the Prevention of Bullying|
|Security Council resolution 2343 (2017) [on the situation in Guinea-Bissau]|
|Security Council resolution 2342 (2017) [on the situation in the Middle East]|
|Amnesty International's Submission to the Council of Europe Committee of Ministers: Garabayev V. Russian Federation (No.38411/02) Group of Cases|
National Council for Migration: Normative Resolution No. 125/2017
22 February 2017 | Publisher: National Legislative Bodies / National Authorities | Document type: National Legislation
R (on the application of MM (Lebanon)) (Appellant) v. Secretary of State for the Home Department (Respondent), R (on the application of Abdul Majid (Pakistan)) (Appellant) v. Secretary of State for the Home Department (Respondent), R (on the application of Master AF) (Appellant) v. Secretary of State for the Home Department (Respondent), R (on the application of Shabana Javed (Pakistan)) (Appellant) v. Secretary of State for the Home Department (Respondent), SS (Congo) (Appellant) v. Entry Clearance Officer, Nairobi (Respondent)
22 February 2017 | Judicial Body: United Kingdom: Supreme Court | Document type: Case Law | Topic(s): Family reunification - Immigration law | Countries: Lebanon - Pakistan - United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Hungary: Law no T/13976 On the Amendment of Certain Acts Related to Increasing the Strictness of Procedures Carried out in the Areas of Border Management
20 February 2017 | Publisher: National Legislative Bodies / National Authorities | Document type: National Legislation