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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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B & Another, R (on the application of) v. Secretary of State for the Home Department & Another

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

MP and NT (Sri Lanka) v SSHD

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

Plaintiff M150 of 2013 v Minister for Immigration and Border Protection

20 June 2014 | Publisher: Australia: High Court | Document type: Case Law

Plaintiff S297/2013 v Minister for Immigration and Border Protection

20 June 2014 | Publisher: Australia: High Court | Document type: Case Law

Plaintiff S156-2013 v Minister for Immigration and Border Protection

18 June 2014 | Publisher: Australia: High Court | Document type: Case Law

Security Council resolution 2160 (2014) [on threats to international peace and security caused by terrorist acts by Taliban]

17 June 2014 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Security Council resolution 2161 (2014) [on threats to international peace and security caused by terrorist acts by Al-Qaida]

17 June 2014 | Publisher: UN General Assembly | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

R (Tabrizagh & Ors) v Secretary of State for the Home Department

11 June 2014 | Publisher: United Kingdom: High Court (England and Wales) | Document type: Case Law

Resolution CM/ResCMN(2014)7 on the implementation of the Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities by Georgia

11 June 2014 | Publisher: Council of Europe: Committee of Ministers | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

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

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

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