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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. 1214595

10 April 2014 | Publisher: Australia: Refugee Review Tribunal | Document type: Case Law

Enhancement of international cooperation in the field of human rights : resolution / adopted by the Human Rights Council

10 April 2014 | Publisher: UN Human Rights Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Integrity of the judicial system : resolution / adopted by the Human Rights Council

10 April 2014 | Publisher: UN Human Rights Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Situation of human rights in the Islamic Republic of Iran : resolution / adopted by the Human Rights Council

10 April 2014 | Publisher: UN Human Rights Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

RRT Case No. 1305641

9 April 2014 | Publisher: Australia: Refugee Review Tribunal | Document type: Case Law

Access to nationality and the effective implementation of the European Convention on Nationality

9 April 2014 | Publisher: Council of Europe: Parliamentary Assembly | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Recommendations on the Constitutional and Legal Framework in Libya

9 April 2014 | Publisher: Reporters Without Borders | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

JA (Afghanistan) v. Secretary of State for the Home Department

9 April 2014 | Publisher: United Kingdom: Court of Appeal (England and Wales) | Document type: Case Law

Refugee Action, R (On the Application Of) v The Secretary of State for the Home Department

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

Freedom of opinion and expression : mandate of the Special Rapporteur on the Promotion and Protection of the Right to Freedom of Opinion and Expression : resolution / adopted by the Human Rights Council

9 April 2014 | Publisher: UN Human Rights Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

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