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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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AT and another (Article 8 ECHR – Child Refugee – Family Reunification) Eritrea

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

Security Council resolution 2287 (2016) [on extension of the mandate of the UN Interim Security Force for Abyei (UNISFA) until 15 Nov. 2016]

12 May 2016 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Cooperation between the United Nations and the International Organization for Migration : resolution / adopted by the General Assembly

12 May 2016 | Publisher: UN General Assembly | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Medida Cautelar No. 496-14 y MC-37-15, Asunto sobre seis comisarias ubicada en el departmento de Lomas de Zamora y La Matanza de La Mantanza respecto de Argentina

12 May 2016 | Publisher: Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Precautionary Measure No. 297-16, Matter of E.G.S. and A.E.S.G. regarding the United States of America

11 May 2016 | Publisher: Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Medida Cautelar No. 277-13, Miembros de la comunidad indígena Otomí-Mexica de San Francisco Xochicuautla respecto de México

11 May 2016 | Publisher: Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

UNHCR Observations on the proposed amendments to the Icelandic Act on Foreigners: Frumvarp til laga um breytingu á lögum um útlendinga, nr. 96 15. maí 2002, með síðari breytingum (kærunefnd, fjölgun nefndarmanna) (Lagt fyrir Alþingi á 145. löggjafarþingi 2015–2016)

10 May 2016 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Comments on National Legislation

Applicant vs. Dutch State Secretary for Security and Justice

4 May 2016 | Publisher: Netherlands, The: The Hague District Court | Document type: Case Law

Security Council resolution 2286 (2016) [on protection of the wounded and sick, medical personnel and humanitarian personnel in armed conflict]

3 May 2016 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Medida Cautelar No. 271-05, Amplicion de beneficiarios Asunto Comunidad de la Oroya con respecto a Peru

3 May 2016 | Publisher: Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

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