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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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RRT Case No. 1311936

20 December 2013 | Publisher: Australia: Refugee Review Tribunal | Document type: Case Law

Arrêt n° 166/2013 du 19 décembre 2013

19 December 2013 | Publisher: Belgium: Cour constitutionnelle | Document type: Case Law

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

18 December 2013 | Publisher: UN General Assembly | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Measures to eliminate international terrorism : resolution / adopted by the General Assembly

18 December 2013 | Publisher: UN General Assembly | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

AA (Somalia) (FC) v Entry Clearance Officer (Addis Ababa)

18 December 2013 | Publisher: United Kingdom: Supreme Court | Document type: Case Law

Security Council resolution 2130 (2013) [on extension of the terms of office of permanent and ad litem judges at the International Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia, who are members of the Trial Chambers and the Appeals Chamber, until 31 Dec. 2014 or until the completion of the cases to which they are assigned]

18 December 2013 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Security Council resolution 2131 (2013) [on the renewal of the mandate of the UN Disengagement Observer Force (UNDOF) until 30 June 2014]

18 December 2013 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Tareeq Omar v Governor of Cloverhill Prison

17 December 2013 | Publisher: Ireland: High Court | Document type: Case Law

Nigeria: Same Sex Marriage (Prohibition) Act, 2013

17 December 2013 | Publisher: National Legislative Bodies | Document type: National Legislation

Security Council resolution 2129 (2013) [on extension of the mandate of the Counter-Terrorism Committee Executive Directorate (CTED) as special political mission under the policy guidance of Counter-Terrorism Committee (CTC) for the period ending 31 Dec. 2017]

17 December 2013 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

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