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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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Myanmar: Pyidaungsu Hluttaw Law No. 28/2015, Law for Health Care Relating to Control of Population Growth

23 May 2015 | Publisher: National Legislative Bodies / National Authorities | Document type: National Legislation

Security Council resolution 2220 (2015) [on small arms and light weapons]

22 May 2015 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

BP (China)

22 May 2015 | Publisher: New Zealand: Immigration and Protection Tribunal | Document type: Case Law

ECRE Information Note on the Directive 2011/95/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of 13 December 2011 on standards for the qualification of third-country nationals or stateless persons as beneficiaries of international protection, for a uniform status for refugees or for persons eligible for subsidiary protection, and for the content of the protection granted (recast)

21 May 2015 | Publisher: European Council on Refugees and Exiles | Document type: Commentaries

R (on the application of Hagos) v Secretary of State for the Home Department (Dublin returns – Malta) (IJR)

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

Mukhitdinov v. Russia

21 May 2015 | Publisher: Council of Europe: European Court of Human Rights | Document type: Case Law

RRT Case No. 1311502

21 May 2015 | Publisher: Australia: Refugee Review Tribunal | Document type: Case Law

George Camacho Garcia v. Loretta E. Lynch, Attorney General

20 May 2015 | Publisher: United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit | Document type: Case Law

A.T. v. Sweden (Application no. 78701/14): written submission on behalf of AIRE Centre, AI, ILGA-Europe, ICJ and UKLGIG

19 May 2015 | Publisher: Amnesty International | Document type: Court Interventions / Amicus Curiae

Matter of L-A-C-

19 May 2015 | Publisher: United States Board of Immigration Appeals | Document type: Case Law

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