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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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Bangladesh: Analysis of Information Communication Technology Act

April 2016 | Publisher: Article 19 | Document type: Legal Articles/Analyses/Commentaries

Turkey: Law on ratification of Decision No. 2/2016 of The Joint Readmission Committee Set Up - The Agreement Between the Republic of Turkey and the EU on the Readmission of Persons Residing Without Authorisation – on implementing arrangements for the application of Articles 4 and 6 of the Agreement as of 1 June 2016

1 April 2016 | Publisher: National Legislative Bodies / National Authorities | Document type: National Legislation

Bangladesh: Analysis of Information Communication Technology Act

April 2016 | Publisher: Article 19 | Document type: Legal Articles/Analyses/Commentaries

Bangladesh: Draft Digital Security Act

April 2016 | Publisher: Article 19 | Document type: Legal Articles/Analyses/Commentaries

Security Council resolution 2278 (2016) [on extension of the mandate of the UN Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) until 30 April 2016]

31 March 2016 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Security Council resolution 2277 (2016) [on extension of the mandate of the UN Organization Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (MONUSCO) until 31 Mar. 2017]

30 March 2016 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Applicant vs. Dutch State Secretary for Security and Justice

29 March 2016 | Publisher: Netherlands, The: The Hague District Court | Document type: Case Law

Colombia: Prosecution of False Positive Cases under the Special Jurisdiction for Peace

28 March 2016 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Legal Articles/Analyses/Commentaries

Sakir c. Grèce

24 March 2016 | Publisher: Council of Europe: European Court of Human Rights | Document type: Case Law

Security Council resolution 2275 (2016) [on extension of the mandate of the UN Assistance Mission in Somalia (UNSOM) until 31 Mar. 2017]

24 March 2016 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

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