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.
|Security Council resolution 2221 (2015) [on the extension of the manadate of the UN Assistance Mission in Somalia (UNSOM) until 7 August 2015]|
|Matter of Z-Z-O-|
|Matter of Z-Z-O-|
Nigeria: Violence Against Persons (Prohibition) Act, 2015 (VAPP)
25 May 2015 | Publisher: National Legislative Bodies / National Authorities | Document type: National Legislation
Myanmar: Pyidaungsu Hluttaw Law No. 28/2015, Law for Health Care Relating to Control of Population Growth
23 May 2015 | Publisher: National Legislative Bodies / National Authorities | Document type: National Legislation
|Security Council resolution 2220 (2015) [on small arms and light weapons]|
|ECRE Information Note on the Directive 2011/95/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of 13 December 2011 on standards for the qualification of third-country nationals or stateless persons as beneficiaries of international protection, for a uniform status for refugees or for persons eligible for subsidiary protection, and for the content of the protection granted (recast)|
R (on the application of Hagos) v Secretary of State for the Home Department (Dublin returns – Malta) (IJR)
21 May 2015 | Publisher: United Kingdom: Upper Tribunal (Immigration and Asylum Chamber) | Document type: Case Law