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.
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]|
|Sénégal: Code de la Presse|
|The Gambia: draft regulatory guidance on media ownership|
|Security Council resolution 2365 (2017) [on mine action]|
|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]|
|Security Council resolution 2361 (2017) [on extension of the mandate of the UN Disengagement Observer Force (UNDOF) until 31 Dec. 2017]|
|Security Council resolution 2364 (2017) [on extension of the mandate of the UN Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA) until 30 June 2018]|
|Security Council resolution 2363 (2017) [on extension of the mandate of the AU/UN Hybrid Operation in Darfur (UNAMID) until 30 June 2018]|
Lawyers for Human Rights v Minister of Home Affairs and Others
29 June 2017 | Judicial Body: South Africa: Constitutional Court | Document type: Case Law | Topic(s): Illegal immigrants / Undocumented migrants - Immigration Detention - Refugee status determination (RSD) / Asylum procedures | Countries: South Africa