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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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R (on the application of ZAT and Others) v Secretary of State for the Home Department (Article 8 ECHR - Dublin Regulation – interface – proportionality) IJR

22 January 2016 | Publisher: United Kingdom: Upper Tribunal (Immigration and Asylum Chamber) | Document type: Case Law

L.E. c. Grèce

21 January 2016 | Publisher: Council of Europe: European Court of Human Rights | Document type: Case Law

Security Council resolution 2260 (2016) [on reduction of the military component of the UN Operation in Côte d'Ivoire (UNOCI) by 31 Mar. 2016]

20 January 2016 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

M.D. et M.A. c. Belgique

19 January 2016 | Publisher: Council of Europe: European Court of Human Rights | Document type: Case Law

Sow c. Belgique

19 January 2016 | Publisher: Council of Europe: European Court of Human Rights | Document type: Case Law

UNHCR Observations on the proposed amendments to the Danish Social Security legislation

12 January 2016 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Comments on National Legislation

Moxamed Ismaaciil and Abdirahman Warsame v. Malta

12 January 2016 | Publisher: Council of Europe: European Court of Human Rights | Document type: Case Law

Taking action against gender-related killing of women and girls : resolution / adopted by the General Assembly

8 January 2016 | Publisher: UN General Assembly | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Thirteenth United Nations Congress on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice : resolution / adopted by the General Assembly

8 January 2016 | Publisher: UN General Assembly | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

United Nations Standard Minimum Rules for the Treatment of Prisoners (the Nelson Mandela Rules) : resolution / adopted by the General Assembly

8 January 2016 | Publisher: UN General Assembly | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

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