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.
Subdelegación del Gobierno en Gipuzkoa — Extranjería v Samir Zaizoune
23 April 2015 | Publisher: European Union: Court of Justice of the European Union | Document type: Case Law
|Pakistan: New Cybercrime Bill Threatens the Rights to Privacy and Free Expression|
|Khamrakulov v. Russia|
|Legal Analysis: Tunisia Draft Bill on the Fight Against Terrorism and the Prohibition of Money Laundering|
|Security Council resolution 2216 (2015) [on cessation of violence in Yemen and the reinforcement of sanctions imposed by resolution 2104 (2014)]|
|Tatar v. Switzerland|
Uganda: The Non-Governmental Organisations Bill, 2015
10 April 2015 | Publisher: National Legislative Bodies / National Authorities | Document type: National Legislation
|M.E. v. Sweden (Grand Chamber)|
|W.H. v. Sweden (Grand Chamber)|
|An Analysis of Tunisia's Draft Counterterrorism Law|