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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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Georgia: Law of 2014 on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination

2 May 2014 | Publisher: National Legislative Bodies / National Authorities | Document type: National Legislation

Kanthasamy v. Canada (Minister of Citizenship and Immigration)

2 May 2014 | Publisher: Canada: Federal Court | Document type: Case Law

Jinquan Lio v. Holder, Attorney General

2 May 2014 | Publisher: United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit | Document type: Case Law

República Dominicana: Ley No. 169-14 de 2014 que establece un régimen especial para personas nacidas en el territorio nacional inscritas irregularmente en el Registro Civil dominicano y sobre naturalización

May 2014 | Publisher: National Legislative Bodies / National Authorities | Document type: National Legislation

Adala Bero v Regierungspräsidium Kassel and Ettayebi Bouzalmate v Kreisverwaltung Kleve and Thi Ly Pham v Stadt Schweinfurt, Amt für Meldewesen und Statistik - Opinion of Advocate General

30 April 2014 | Publisher: European Union: Court of Justice of the European Union | Document type: Case Law

Marjan Noorzia - Conclusions de l'avocat général

30 April 2014 | Publisher: European Union: Court of Justice of the European Union | Document type: Case Law

Georgia: Organic Law of 2014 on Georgian Citizenship

30 April 2014 | Publisher: National Legislative Bodies / National Authorities | Document type: National Legislation

Deyo v. Canada (Minister of Citizenship and Immigration)

30 April 2014 | Publisher: Canada: Federal Court | Document type: Case Law

Security Council resolution 2152 (2014) [on extension of the mandate of the UN Mission for the Referendum in Western Sahara (MINURSO) until 30 Apr. 2015]

29 April 2014 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Security Council resolution 2153 (2014) [on modification and renewal of sanctions against Côte d'Ivoire until 30 Apr. 2015 and on extension of the mandate of the UN Group of Experts until 30 May 2015]

29 April 2014 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

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