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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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Minister of Citizenship and Immigration v. Aladar Racz and others

20 February 2015 | Publisher: Canada: Federal Court | Document type: Case Law

H, R (On the Application Of) v Secretary of State for the Home Department

19 February 2015 | Publisher: United Kingdom: High Court (England and Wales) | Document type: Case Law

H, R (On the Application Of) v Secretary of State for the Home Department

19 February 2015 | Publisher: United Kingdom: High Court (England and Wales) | Document type: Case Law

Arrêt n° 138 876

19 February 2015 | Publisher: Belgium: Conseil du Contentieux des Etrangers | Document type: Case Law

Zl. Ro 2014/21/0075

19 February 2015 | Publisher: Austria: Higher Administrative Court (Verwaltungsgerichtshof) | Document type: Case Law

Abdul Shabani Akanakimana v. The Chairperson of the Standing Committee for Refugee Affairs and others

18 February 2015 | Publisher: South Africa: High Court | Document type: Case Law

LH and IP (gay men: risk) Sri Lanka CG v. The Secretary of State for the Home Department

18 February 2015 | Publisher: United Kingdom: Upper Tribunal (Immigration and Asylum Chamber) | Document type: Case Law

Security Council resolution 2203 (2015) [on extension of the mandate of the UN Integrated Peacebuilding Office in Guinea-Bissau (UNIOGBIS) until 29 Feb. 2016]

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

A (Syrien) v. Staatssekretariat für Migration (SEM; ehemals Bundesamt für Migration, BFM)

18 February 2015 | Publisher: Switzerland: Tribunal administratif fédéral | Document type: Case Law

Security Council resolution 2202 (2015) [on the Package of Measures for the Implementation of the Minsk Agreements (12 Feb. 2015)]

17 February 2015 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

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