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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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Report of the Conference on Disarmament : resolution / adopted by the General Assembly

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

Preventing and combating illicit brokering activities : resolution / adopted by the General Assembly

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

KS (benefit of the doubt) v. Secretary of State for the Home Department

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

Division for Palestinian Rights of the Secretariat

10 December 2014 | Publisher: UN General Assembly | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Committee on the Exercise of the Inalienable Rights of the Palestinian People : resolution / adopted by the General Assembly

10 December 2014 | Publisher: UN General Assembly | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Division for Palestinian Rights of the Secretariat : resolution / adopted by the General Assembly

10 December 2014 | Publisher: UN General Assembly | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Situation in Libya, in the Case of the Prosecutor v. Saif al-Islam Gaddafi

10 December 2014 | Publisher: International Criminal Court (ICC) | Document type: Case Law

S.J.L. -v- Refugee Appeals Tribunal & ors

10 December 2014 | Publisher: Ireland: High Court | Document type: Case Law

Security Council resolution Resolution 2188 (2014) [on the situation in Liberia]

9 December 2014 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Arrêt n° 134 833

9 December 2014 | Publisher: Belgium: Conseil du Contentieux des Etrangers | Document type: Case Law

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