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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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Security Council resolution 2226 (2015) [on extension of the mandate of UN Operation in Côte d'Ivoire (UNOCI) until 30 June 2016]

25 June 2015 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

AB (Ukraine)

25 June 2015 | Publisher: New Zealand: Immigration and Protection Tribunal | Document type: Case Law

AC (Ukraine)

25 June 2015 | Publisher: New Zealand: Immigration and Protection Tribunal | Document type: Case Law

Status of internally displaced persons and refugees from Abkhazia, Georgia, and the Tskhinvali region/South Ossetia, Georgia : resolution / adopted by the General Assembly

25 June 2015 | Publisher: UN General Assembly | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

H. T. v Land Baden-Württemberg

24 June 2015 | Publisher: European Union: Court of Justice of the European Union | Document type: Case Law

TN and MA (Afghanistan) v Secretary of State for the Home Department; AA (Afghanistan) v Secretary of State for the Home Department

24 June 2015 | Publisher: United Kingdom: Supreme Court | Document type: Case Law

Dictamen No. 007-15-DTI-CC

24 June 2015 | Publisher: Ecuador: Corte Constitucional | Document type: Case Law

Security Council resolution 2225 (2015) [on children and armed conflict]

18 June 2015 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Chiragov and Others v. Armenia

16 June 2015 | Publisher: Council of Europe: European Court of Human Rights | Document type: Case Law

Sargsyan v. Azerbaijan

16 June 2015 | Publisher: Council of Europe: European Court of Human Rights | Document type: Case Law

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