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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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Colombia: Amicus Curiae regarding the Special Jurisdiction for Peace

17 July 2017 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Court Interventions / Amicus Curiae

Security Council resolution 2367 (2017) [on extension of the mandate of the UN Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI) until 31 July 2018]

14 July 2017 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

AA (Iraq) v Secretary of State for the Home Department

11 July 2017 | Judicial Body: United Kingdom: Upper Tribunal (Immigration and Asylum Chamber) | Document type: Case Law | Legal Instrument: 1950 European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR) | Topic(s): Credibility assessment - Freedom from torture, inhuman and degrading treatment - Refugee identity documents - Travel documents | Countries: Iraq - United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Security Council resolution 2366 (2017) [on establishment of the United Nations Verification Mission in Colombia]

10 July 2017 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Sénégal: Code de la Presse

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

The Gambia: draft regulatory guidance on media ownership

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

Security Council resolution 2365 (2017) [on mine action]

30 June 2017 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Security Council resolution 2362 (2017) [on extension of the authorizations provided by and the measures imposed by Security Council resolution 2146 (2014) and on extension of the mandate of the Panel of Experts concerning Libya until 15 Nov. 2017]

29 June 2017 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Security Council resolution 2361 (2017) [on extension of the mandate of the UN Disengagement Observer Force (UNDOF) until 31 Dec. 2017]

29 June 2017 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Security Council resolution 2364 (2017) [on extension of the mandate of the UN Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA) until 30 June 2018]

29 June 2017 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

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