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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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U.N. v. Russia

26 July 2016 | Publisher: Council of Europe: European Court of Human Rights | Document type: Case Law

Security Council resolution 2294 (2016) [on extension of the mandate of the UN Disengagement Observer Force (UNDOF) until 31 Dec. 2016]

22 July 2016 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

A.M. c. France

12 July 2016 | Publisher: Council of Europe: European Court of Human Rights | Document type: Case Law

A.B. et autres c. France

12 July 2016 | Publisher: Council of Europe: European Court of Human Rights | Document type: Case Law

A.M. et autres c. France

12 July 2016 | Publisher: Council of Europe: European Court of Human Rights | Document type: Case Law

R.M. et autres c. France

12 July 2016 | Publisher: Council of Europe: European Court of Human Rights | Document type: Case Law

R.K. et autres c. France

12 July 2016 | Publisher: Council of Europe: European Court of Human Rights | Document type: Case Law

R.C. et V.C. c. France

12 July 2016 | Publisher: Council of Europe: European Court of Human Rights | Document type: Case Law

MSM (Somalia) v. Secretary of State for the Home Department

12 July 2016 | Publisher: United Kingdom: Court of Appeal (England and Wales) | Document type: Case Law

R.V. c. France

7 July 2016 | Publisher: Council of Europe: European Court of Human Rights | Document type: Case Law

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