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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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P.M. v Refugee Appeals Tribunal & ors

2 October 2014 | Publisher: Ireland: High Court | Document type: Case Law

Kazakhstan: Comment selected provisions of the Draft Code of Civil Procedure

October 2014 | Publisher: Article 19 | Document type: Legal Articles/Analyses/Commentaries

Kazakhstan: Comment selected provisions of the Draft Code of Civil Procedure

October 2014 | Publisher: Article 19 | Document type: Legal Articles/Analyses/Commentaries

Tunisia: Comments on Draft Organic Law on Access to Information

October 2014 | Publisher: Article 19 | Document type: Legal Articles/Analyses/Commentaries

M.C.A. -v- Refugee Appeals Tribunal & Ors

1 October 2014 | Publisher: Ireland: High Court | Document type: Case Law

United Kingdom: The Immigration and Nationality (Cost Recovery Fees) (Amendment) Regulations 2014

1 October 2014 | Publisher: National Legislative Bodies / National Authorities | Document type: National Legislation

RRT Case No. 1312074

26 September 2014 | Publisher: Australia: Refugee Review Tribunal | Document type: Case Law

Somali Association of South Africa and others v. Limpopo Department of Economic Development, Environment and Tourism

26 September 2014 | Publisher: South Africa: Supreme Court of Appeal | Document type: Case Law

Memorandum of Understanding between the Government of the Kingdom of Cambodia and the Government of Australia, relating to the Settlement of Refugees in Cambodia

26 September 2014 | Publisher: National Legislative Bodies / National Authorities | Document type: Memoranda of Understanding

Outcome document of the high-level plenary meeting of the General Assembly known as the World Conference on Indigenous Peoples : resolution / adopted by the General Assembly

25 September 2014 | Publisher: UN General Assembly | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

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