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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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The right to development : resolution / adopted by the General Assembly

19 January 2017 | Publisher: UN General Assembly | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Lama (video recorded evidence -weight – Art 8 ECHR)

19 January 2017 | Judicial Body: United Kingdom: Upper Tribunal (Immigration and Asylum Chamber) | Document type: Case Law | Topic(s): Evidence (including age and language assessments / medico-legal reports) | Countries: Nepal - United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Security Council resolution 2337 (2017) [on the outcome of the presidential elections held in Gambia on 1 Dec. 2016]

19 January 2017 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

O.N. v Refugee Appeals Tribunal and Minister for Justice and Equality and Attorney General Ireland and I.N. v Refugee Appeals Tribunal and Minister for Justice and Equality and Attorney General Ireland

17 January 2017 | Judicial Body: Ireland: High Court | Document type: Case Law | Topic(s): Immigration law - Trafficking in persons | Countries: Ireland - Zimbabwe

Chin and Another (former BOC/Malaysian national – deportation)

16 January 2017 | Judicial Body: United Kingdom: Upper Tribunal (Immigration and Asylum Chamber) | Document type: Case Law | Topic(s): Deportation / Forcible return | Countries: Malaysia - United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

R (on the application of Saha and Another) v Secretary of State for the Home Department (Secretary of State's duty of candour)

16 January 2017 | Judicial Body: United Kingdom: Upper Tribunal (Immigration and Asylum Chamber) | Document type: Case Law | Topic(s): Right to leave | Countries: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Treebhawon and Others (NIAA 2002 Part 5A - compelling circumstances test)

13 January 2017 | Judicial Body: United Kingdom: Upper Tribunal (Immigration and Asylum Chamber) | Document type: Case Law | Topic(s): Immigration law | Countries: Mauritius - United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Kebe and others v. Ukraine

12 January 2017 | Judicial Body: Council of Europe: European Court of Human Rights | Document type: Case Law | Topic(s): Access to procedures - Border controls - Effective remedy - Grounds for persecution - Refugee status determination (RSD) / Asylum procedures | Countries: Djibouti - Eritrea - Ukraine

Kaur (children's best interests / public interest interface)

10 January 2017 | Judicial Body: United Kingdom: Upper Tribunal (Immigration and Asylum Chamber) | Document type: Case Law | Topic(s): Children's rights | Countries: India - United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Conclusions de l'avocat Général M. Paolo Mengozzi de l'avocat : X.,X. c. État belge

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

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