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Legal Information

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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A, B, C v. Staatssecretaris van Veiligheid en Justitie

2 December 2014 | Publisher: European Union: Court of Justice of the European Union | Document type: Case Law

JO and Others (section 55 duty) Nigeria

1 December 2014 | Publisher: United Kingdom: Upper Tribunal (Immigration and Asylum Chamber) | Document type: Case Law

Observations of the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees in the Case of X v Office of Immigration and Nationality (17.K.32.297/2013) before the Constitutional Court of Hungary

30 November 2014 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Court Interventions / Amicus Curiae

A.E. c. Grèce

27 November 2014 | Publisher: Council of Europe: European Court of Human Rights | Document type: Case Law

X c. l'État belge

25 November 2014 | Publisher: Belgium: Conseil d'État | Document type: Case Law

AMS v Minister for Justice and Equality

20 November 2014 | Publisher: Ireland: Supreme Court | Document type: Case Law

Arrêt n° 133 559

20 November 2014 | Publisher: Belgium: Conseil du Contentieux des Etrangers | Document type: Case Law

Alemi, R (on the application of) v Secretary of State for the Home Department

20 November 2014 | Publisher: United Kingdom: High Court (England and Wales) | Document type: Case Law

Z.K. -v- Refugee Appeals Tribunal & anor

19 November 2014 | Publisher: Ireland: High Court | Document type: Case Law

M.A. v. Switzerland

18 November 2014 | Publisher: Council of Europe: European Court of Human Rights | Document type: Case Law

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