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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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UNHCR-Analyse des Entwurfs für ein Integrationsjahrgesetz und ein Arbeitsmarktintegrationsgesetz

8 March 2017 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Comments on National Legislation

Bringas-Rodriguez v. Sessions, Attorney General

8 March 2017 | Judicial Body: United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit | Document type: Case Law | Topic(s): Convention against Torture (CAT) - Non-state agents of persecution - Persecution on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity - Social group persecution - State protection | Countries: Mexico - United States of America

Bringas-Rodriguez v. Sessions, Attorney General

8 March 2017 | Judicial Body: United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit | Document type: Case Law | Topic(s): Burden of proof - Persecution on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity - State protection | Countries: Mexico - United States of America

X and X v. État belge

7 March 2017 | Judicial Body: European Union: Court of Justice of the European Union | Document type: Case Law | Topic(s): Refugee / Asylum law - Visas | Countries: Belgium - Syrian Arab Republic

X. and X. v. Belgian State

7 March 2017 | Judicial Body: Council of Europe: European Court of Human Rights | Document type: Case Law | Topic(s): Family reunification - Refugee / Asylum law - Visas | Countries: Belgium - Syrian Arab Republic

Ahmed v. the United Kingdom

2 March 2017 | Judicial Body: Council of Europe: European Court of Human Rights | Document type: Case Law | Topic(s): Deportation / Forcible return - Refugee / Asylum law - Rejected asylum-seekers | Countries: Somalia - United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Nationality Law of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK)

2 March 2017 | Publisher: National Legislative Bodies / National Authorities | Document type: National Legislation

Tripartite Agreement for the Voluntary Repatriation of Nigerian Refugees from Cameroon

2 March 2017 | Publisher: Regional Treaties, Agreements, Declarations and Related | Document type: Multilateral Treaties/Agreements

Perú: Disposiciones Generales

March 2017 | Publisher: National Legislative Bodies / National Authorities | Document type: National Legislation

Myanmar: Telecommunications Law, 2013

March 2017 | Publisher: Article 19 | Document type: Legal Articles/Analyses/Commentaries

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