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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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Palestine refugees' properties and their revenues : resolution / adopted by the General Assembly

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

Operations of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East : resolution / adopted by the General Assembly

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

Persons displaced as a result of the June 1967 and subsequent hostilities : resolution / adopted by the General Assembly

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

Assistance to Palestine refugees : resolution / adopted by the General Assembly

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

Security Council resolution 2332 (2016) [on the humanitarian situation in the Syrian Arab Republic and renewal of authorization of relief delivery and monitoring mechanism until 18 Jan. 2018]

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

JA (child – risk of persecution) Nigeria

20 December 2016 | Publisher: United Kingdom: Upper Tribunal (Immigration and Asylum Chamber) | Document type: Case Law

R (on the application of ZM and SK) v The London Borough of Croydon (Dental age assessment)

20 December 2016 | Publisher: United Kingdom: Upper Tribunal (Immigration and Asylum Chamber) | Document type: Case Law

Security Council resolution 2331 (2016) [on trafficking in persons in armed conflicts]

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

Security Council resolution 2328 (2016) [on humanitarian evacuations in Aleppo, Syrian Arab Republic]

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

Security Council resolution 2329 (2016) [on extension of the terms of office of permanent judges, Prosecutor and President of the International Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia (ICTY)]

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

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