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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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A. M. S. v. The Minister for Justice and Equality

13 February 2014 | Publisher: Ireland: High Court | Document type: Case Law

Security Council resolution 2137 (2014) [on the situation in Burundi]

13 February 2014 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Security Council resolution 2138 (2014) [on the situation in Sudan]

13 February 2014 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

MD (same-sex oriented males: risk) India CG v. Secretary for the Home Department

12 February 2014 | Publisher: United Kingdom: Upper Tribunal (Immigration and Asylum Chamber) | Document type: Case Law

Resolution CM/ResCMN(2014)2 on the implementation of the Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities by Ireland

12 February 2014 | Publisher: Council of Europe: Committee of Ministers | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Resolution CM/ResCMN(2014)1 on the implementation of the Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities by Albania

12 February 2014 | Publisher: Council of Europe: Committee of Ministers | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Combating glorification of Nazism and other practices that contribute to fuelling contemporary forms of racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia and related intolerance : resolution / adopted by the General Assembly

12 February 2014 | Publisher: UN General Assembly | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Use of mercenaries as a means of violating human rights and impeding the exercise of the right of peoples to self-determination : resolution / adopted by the General Assembly

12 February 2014 | Publisher: UN General Assembly | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

The rule of law, crime prevention and criminal justice in the United Nations development agenda beyond 2015 : resolution / adopted by the General Assembly

11 February 2014 | Publisher: UN General Assembly | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Taking action against gender-related killing of women and girls : resolution / adopted by the General Assembly

11 February 2014 | Publisher: UN General Assembly | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

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