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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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Conclusions de l'Avocat Général: Centre public d'action sociale d'Ottignies-Louvain-La-Neuve c Moussa Abdida

4 September 2014 | Publisher: European Union: Court of Justice of the European Union | Document type: Case Law

Strengthening social policies as a tool for crime prevention : resolution / adopted by the Economic and Social Council

3 September 2014 | Publisher: UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Thirteenth United Nations Congress on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice and the post-2015 development agenda : resolution / adopted by the Economic and Social Council

3 September 2014 | Publisher: UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Security Council resolution 2175 (2014) [on the protection of humanitarian personnel and UN and associated personnel in armed conflict]

29 August 2014 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

South African Human Rights Commission and 40 others v. Minister of Home Affairs and 4 others

28 August 2014 | Publisher: South Africa: High Court | Document type: Case Law

GP and others (South Korean citizenship) North Korea CG

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

Caso Personas dominicanas y haitianas expulsadas vs. República Dominicana

28 August 2014 | Publisher: Inter-American Court of Human Rights (IACrtHR) | Document type: Case Law

Security Council resolution 2174 (2014) [on the situation in Libya]

27 August 2014 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Mouayad Rafik Abbas v. State Migration Service

27 August 2014 | Publisher: Armenia: Court of Cassation | Document type: Case Law

Security Council resolution 2173 (2014) [on extension of the mandate of the AU/UN Hybrid Operation in Darfur (UNAMID) until 30 June 2015)]

27 August 2014 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

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