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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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Case C 560/14 M. v. Minister for Justice and Equality, Ireland and the Attorney General

9 February 2017 | Judicial Body: European Union: Court of Justice of the European Union | Document type: Case Law | Legal Instrument: 2004 Qualification Directive (EU) | Topic(s): Complementary forms of protection - Refugee / Asylum law | Countries: Ireland - Rwanda

The need to reform European migration policies

7 February 2017 | Publisher: Council of Europe: Parliamentary Assembly | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Conclusions de l'avocat Général M. Paolo Mengozzi: X c État belge

7 February 2017 | Judicial Body: European Union: Court of Justice of the European Union | Document type: Case Law | Topic(s): Freedom from torture, inhuman and degrading treatment - Torture - Visas | Countries: Belgium

Permanent sovereignty of the Palestinian people in the Occupied Palestinian Territory, including East Jerusalem, and of the Arab population in the occupied Syrian Golan over their natural resources : resolution / adopted by the General Assembly

7 February 2017 | Publisher: UN General Assembly | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Intensification of efforts to prevent and eliminate all forms of violence against women and girls: domestic violence : resolution / adopted by the General Assembly

7 February 2017 | Publisher: UN General Assembly | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Conclusions de l'avocat Général M. Paolo Mengozzi: X, X c. État belge

7 February 2017 | Judicial Body: European Union: Court of Justice of the European Union | Document type: Case Law | Topic(s): Family reunification - Right to family life | Countries: Belgium - Syrian Arab Republic

Ecuador: Ley Orgánica de Movilidad Humana

6 February 2017 | Publisher: National Legislative Bodies / National Authorities | Document type: National Legislation

Franco v. Canada (Citizenship and Immigration)

3 February 2017 | Judicial Body: Canada: Federal Court | Document type: Case Law

Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees : resolution / adopted by the General Assembly

3 February 2017 | Publisher: UN General Assembly | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Assistance to refugees, returnees and displaced persons in Africa : resolution / adopted by the General Assembly

3 February 2017 | Publisher: UN General Assembly | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

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