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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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Cooperation between the United Nations and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations : resolution / adopted by the General Assembly

18 December 2014 | Publisher: UN General Assembly | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Criminal accountability of United Nations officials and experts on mission : resolution / adopted by the General Assembly

18 December 2014 | Publisher: UN General Assembly | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Expulsion of aliens : resolution / adopted by the General Assembly

18 December 2014 | Publisher: UN General Assembly | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

The rule of law at the national and international levels : resolution / adopted by the General Assembly

18 December 2014 | Publisher: UN General Assembly | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Mohamed M'Bodj v État belge

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

Centre public d'action sociale d'Ottignies-Louvain-La-Neuve v Moussa Abdida

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

Security Council resolution 2193 (2014) [on extension of the terms of office of permanent and ad litem judges at the International Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia (ICTY) until 31 Dec. 2015]

18 December 2014 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Security Council resolution 2194 (2014) [on extension of the terms of office of permanent judges at the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR)]

18 December 2014 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

BCT v Secretary of State for the Home Department

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

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

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

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