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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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International cooperation in criminal matters : resolution / adopted by the Economic and Social Council

20 August 2014 | Publisher: UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Advisory Opinion OC-21/14, "Rights and Guarantees of Children in the Context of Migration and/or in Need of International Protection"

19 August 2014 | Publisher: Inter-American Court of Human Rights (IACrtHR) | Document type: Case Law

RRT Case No. 1314047

19 August 2014 | Publisher: Australia: Refugee Review Tribunal | Document type: Case Law

Advisory Opinion OC-21/14 of August 19, 2014 requested by the Argentine Republic, the Federative Republic of Brazil, the Republic of Paraguay and the Oriental Republic of Uruguay: Rights and Guarantees of Children in the Context of Migration and/or in Need of International Protection

19 August 2014 | Publisher: Inter-American Court of Human Rights (IACrtHR) | Document type: Case Law

Request for a preliminary ruling from the Eparkhiako Dikastirio Larnakas (Cyprus) lodged on 18 August 2014 — Astinomikos Diefthintis Larnakas v Masoud Mehrabipari

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

Mozambique Draft Right to Information Law, 2014

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

Security Council resolution 2170 (2014) [on threats to international peace and security caused by terrorist acts by Al-Qaida]

15 August 2014 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Verwaltungsgericht Hannover (6. Kammer), Urteil vom 15.08.2014

15 August 2014 | Publisher: Germany: Verwaltungsgericht | Document type: Case Law

Kenya: Cybercrime and Computer Related Crimes Bill

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

Opinion of Lord Armstrong in the Petition JB (AP) for judicial review of a decision of the Secretary of State

14 August 2014 | Publisher: United Kingdom: Court of Session (Scotland) | Document type: Case Law

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