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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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Human rights and the environment : resolution adopted by the Human Rights Council

7 April 2015 | Publisher: UN Human Rights Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Birth registration and the right of everyone to recognition everywhere as a person before the law : resolution adopted by the Human Rights Council

7 April 2015 | Publisher: UN Human Rights Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Freedom of religion or belief : resolution adopted by the Human Rights Council

7 April 2015 | Publisher: UN Human Rights Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Rights of the child: towards better investment in the rights of the child : resolution adopted by the Human Rights Council

7 April 2015 | Publisher: UN Human Rights Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Technical assistance and capacity-building to improve human rights in Libya : resolution adopted by the Human Rights Council

7 April 2015 | Publisher: UN Human Rights Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Prevention of genocide : resolution adopted by the Human Rights Council

7 April 2015 | Publisher: UN Human Rights Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Aarabi c. Grèce

2 April 2015 | Publisher: Council of Europe: European Court of Human Rights | Document type: Case Law

Security Council resolution 2215 (2015) [on the drawdown of the UN Mission in Liberia (UNMIL)]

2 April 2015 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

The right to food : resolution adopted by the Human Rights Council

2 April 2015 | Publisher: UN Human Rights Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Situation of human rights in Myanmar : resolution adopted by the Human Rights Council

2 April 2015 | Publisher: UN Human Rights Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

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