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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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Opinion of Advocate General: A, B and C

17 July 2014 | Publisher: European Union: Court of Justice of the European Union | Document type: Case Law

Marjan Noorzia v. Bundesministerin für Inneres

17 July 2014 | Publisher: European Union: Court of Justice of the European Union | Document type: Case Law

YS v. Minister voor Immigratie, Integratie en Asiel, and Minister voor Immigratie, Integratie en Asiel v. M, S

17 July 2014 | Publisher: European Union: Court of Justice of the European Union | Document type: Case Law

Conclusions de l'Avocat Général: Mohamed M'Bodj c. Conseil des ministres

17 July 2014 | Publisher: European Union: Court of Justice of the European Union | Document type: Case Law

O, R (on the application of) v Secretary of State for the Home Department

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

Ališić and Others v. Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Serbia, Slovenia and the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia

16 July 2014 | Publisher: Council of Europe: European Court of Human Rights | Document type: Case Law

Capacity-building and technical cooperation with Côte d'Ivoire in the field of human rights : resolution / adopted by the Human Rights Council

16 July 2014 | Publisher: UN Human Rights Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

The Public Law Project, R (On the Application Of) v The Secretary of State for Justice the Office of the Children's Commissioner

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

United Kingdom: Immigration Act 2014

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

Security Council resolution 2165 (2014) [on the humanitarian situation in the Syrian Arab Republic and the establishment of a monitoring mechanism]

14 July 2014 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

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