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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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S.J. c. Belgique (cinquième section)

27 February 2015 | Publisher: Council of Europe: European Court of Human Rights | Document type: Case Law

Security Council resolution 2205 (2015) [on extension of the mandate of the UN Interim Security Force for Abyei (UNISFA) until 15 July 2015]

26 February 2015 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Andre Lawrence Shepherd v Bundesrepublik Deutschland

26 February 2015 | Publisher: European Union: Court of Justice of the European Union | Document type: Case Law

Khalikov v. Russia

26 February 2015 | Publisher: Council of Europe: European Court of Human Rights | Document type: Case Law

M.T. v. Sweden

26 February 2015 | Publisher: Council of Europe: European Court of Human Rights | Document type: Case Law

Abidjan Declaration of Ministers of ECOWAS Member States on Eradication of Statelessness

25 February 2015 | Publisher: Regional Treaties, Agreements, Declarations and Related | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Conclusion and Recommendations of the Ministerial Conference on Statelessness in the ECOWAS Region

25 February 2015 | Publisher: Regional Treaties, Agreements, Declarations and Related | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

A und B (Syrien) v. Staatssekretariat für Migration (SEM; vormals Bundesamt für Migration, BFM)

25 February 2015 | Publisher: Switzerland: Tribunal administratif fédéral | Document type: Case Law

R (on the applications of Leila Simaei and Mehmet Arap) v Secretary of State for the Home Department (Dublin returns – Hungary)

24 February 2015 | Publisher: United Kingdom: Upper Tribunal (Immigration and Asylum Chamber) | Document type: Case Law

Christian Bokesta Bolanga v. Refugee Status Determination Officer and others

24 February 2015 | Publisher: South Africa: High Court | Document type: Case Law

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