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Legal Information

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 2183 (2014) [on implementation of the Peace Agreement on Bosnia and Herzegovina]

11 November 2014 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Jerusalem : resolution / adopted by the General Assembly

10 November 2014 | Publisher: UN General Assembly | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Khamis and Ors v State Government of Negeri Sembilan and Ors

7 November 2014 | Publisher: Malaysia: Court of Appeal | Document type: Case Law

Sophie Mukarubega c. Préfet de police, Préfet de la Seine-Saint-Denis

5 November 2014 | Publisher: European Union: Court of Justice of the European Union | Document type: Case Law

VB & Ors v Westminster Magistrates

5 November 2014 | Publisher: United Kingdom: Supreme Court | Document type: Case Law

Tarakhel v. Switzerland

4 November 2014 | Publisher: Council of Europe: European Court of Human Rights | Document type: Case Law

Working Arrangement between the European Asylum Support Office (EASO) and the European Agency for the Operational Management of Large-Scale IT Systems in the Area of Freedom, Security, and Justice (EU-LISA)

4 November 2014 | Publisher: European Union: European Asylum Support Office (EASO) | Document type: Multilateral Treaties/Agreements

Minister for Immigration and Border Protection v SZSNW

3 November 2014 | Publisher: Australia: Federal Court | Document type: Case Law

HK (Sudan) v Secretary of State for the Home Department

3 November 2014 | Publisher: United Kingdom: Court of Appeal (England and Wales) | Document type: Case Law

Myanmar: Printing and Publishing Law

November 2014 | Publisher: Article 19 | Document type: Legal Articles/Analyses/Commentaries

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