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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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Security Council resolution 2289 (2016) [on authorization to the Member States of the African Union to maintain the deployment of the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) until 8 July 2016]

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

A. gegen Staatssekretariat für Migration

2 May 2016 | Publisher: Switzerland: Federal Court | Document type: Case Law

Comments by the UNHCR Regional Representation for Northern Europe on the draft Law Proposal of 15 April 2016 amending the Aliens Act of the Republic of Finland

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

Security Council resolution 2281 (2016) [on extension of the mandate of the UN Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in the Central African Republic (MINUSCA) until 31 July 2016]

29 April 2016 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

The EU-Turkey Deal

29 April 2016 | Publisher: Jesuit Refugee Service | Document type: Legal Articles/Analyses/Commentaries

Security Council resolution 2285 (2016) [on extension of the mandate of the UN Mission for the Referendum in Western Sahara (MINURSO) until 30 Apr. 2017]

29 April 2016 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Security Council resolution 2284 (2016) [on extension of the mandate of UN Operation in Côte d'Ivoire (UNOCI) until 30 June 2017]

28 April 2016 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Security Council resolution 2283 (2016) [on lifting of sanctions measures against Côte d'Ivoire]

28 April 2016 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Security Council resolution 2282 (2016) [on post-conflict peacebuilding]

27 April 2016 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Medida Cautelar No. 260-16, Asunto Centro de Coordinacion Policial General José Francisco Bermúdez respecto de Venezuela

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

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