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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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Xue v Secretary of State for the Home Department

31 March 2015 | Publisher: United Kingdom: High Court (England and Wales) | Document type: Case Law

Security Council resolution 2213 (2015) [on extension of the mandate of the UN Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) until 15 Sept. 2015]

27 March 2015 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Security Council resolution 2214 (2015) [on threats to peace and security caused by terrorist acts by Al-Qaida and associated groups operating in Libya]

27 March 2015 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Security Council resolution 2212 (2015) [on increase of military, police and correction personnel for the UN Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in the Central African Republic (MINUSCA)]

26 March 2015 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Security Council resolution 2211 (2015) [on extension of the mandate of the UN Organization Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (MONUSCO) until 31 Mar. 2016 ]

26 March 2015 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Research, Background and Discussion Papers

Pham v Secretary of State for the Home Department

25 March 2015 | Publisher: United Kingdom: Supreme Court | Document type: Case Law

Nguyen (Anti-Trafficking Convention: respondent's duties) v. The Secretary of State for the Home Department

25 March 2015 | Publisher: United Kingdom: Upper Tribunal (Immigration and Asylum Chamber) | Document type: Case Law

Décision No. 10012810, 24 mars 2015

24 March 2015 | Publisher: France: Cour nationale du droit d'asile | Document type: Case Law

S.J. v. Belgium (Grand Chamber)

19 March 2015 | Publisher: Council of Europe: European Court of Human Rights | Document type: Case Law

CV v. The Immigration and Protection Tribunal

18 March 2015 | Publisher: New Zealand: High Court | Document type: Case Law

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