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.
|Final Appeal Nos 18, 19 & 20 of 2011 (Civil) between C, KMF, BF (Applicants) and Director of Immigration, Secretary for Security (Respondents) and United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (Intervener)|
|African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights v The Republic of Kenya|
|R. v. Pham|
|Security Council resolution 2095 (2013) [on extension of the mandate of the UN Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) for a period of 12 months]|
|Djalti c. Bulgarie|
|Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities and the Optional Protocol thereto : resolution / adopted by the General Assembly|
|Inclusion of South Sudan in the list of least developed countries : resolution / adopted by the General Assembly|
|The Ukrainian Parliament vote to ban freedom of expression in support of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender persons|
|Security Council resolution 2094 (2013) [on strengthening sanctions against the Democratic People's Republic of Korea and condemning the missile launch of 12 Feb. 2013]|
|SZRSN v Minister for Immigration and Another|