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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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Question of the British Virgin Islands : resolution / adopted by the General Assembly

27 December 2016 | Publisher: UN General Assembly | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Question of the Cayman Islands : resolution / adopted by the General Assembly

27 December 2016 | Publisher: UN General Assembly | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

The occupied Syrian Golan : resolution / adopted by the General Assembly

23 December 2016 | Publisher: UN General Assembly | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Israeli practices affecting the human rights of the Palestinian people in the Occupied Palestinian Territory, including East Jerusalem : resolution / adopted by the General Assembly

23 December 2016 | Publisher: UN General Assembly | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Applicability of the Geneva Convention relative to the Protection of Civilian Persons in Time of War, of 12 August 1949, to the Occupied Palestinian Territory, including East Jerusalem, and the other occupied Arab territories : resolution / adopted by the General Assembly

23 December 2016 | Publisher: UN General Assembly | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Work of the Special Committee to Investigate Israeli Practices Affecting the Human Rights of the Palestinian People and Other Arabs of the Occupied Territories : resolution / adopted by the General Assembly

23 December 2016 | Publisher: UN General Assembly | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Information from Non-Self-Governing Territories transmitted under Article 73 e of the Charter of the United Nations : resolution / adopted by the General Assembly

23 December 2016 | Publisher: UN General Assembly | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Economic and other activities which affect the interests of the peoples of the Non-Self-Governing Territories : resolution / adopted by the General Assembly

23 December 2016 | Publisher: UN General Assembly | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Security Council resolution 2334 (2016) [on cessation of Israeli settlement activities in the Occupied Palestinian Territory, including East Jerusalem]

23 December 2016 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Security Council resolution 2333 (2016) [on extension of the mandate of the UN Mission in Liberia (UNMIL) until 30 Mar. 2018]

23 December 2016 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

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