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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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Resolution CM/ResCMN(2014)7 on the implementation of the Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities by Georgia

11 June 2014 | Publisher: Council of Europe: Committee of Ministers | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Status of internally displaced persons and refugees from Abkhazia, Georgia, and the Tskhinvali region/South Ossetia, Georgia : resolution adopted by the General Assembly

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

Decision of 6 June 2014

6 June 2014 | Publisher: Germany: Bundesverwaltungsgericht | Document type: Case Law

Mahdi c. Administrativen sad Sofia-grad

5 June 2014 | Publisher: European Union: Court of Justice of the European Union | Document type: Case Law

X, Y and Z: a glass half full for "rainbow refugees"?

3 June 2014 | Publisher: International Commission of Jurists (ICJ) | Document type: Legal Articles/Analyses/Commentaries

Khadzhiev v. Bulgaria

3 June 2014 | Publisher: Council of Europe: European Court of Human Rights | Document type: Case Law

Defendant v. Openbaar Ministerie

3 June 2014 | Publisher: Netherlands, The: Supreme Court (Hoge Raad) | Document type: Case Law

Paying Lip Service to Justice: The Newly Adopted TRC Act Breaches International Law and Flouts the Decision of the Supreme Court of Nepal

June 2014 | Publisher: REDRESS | Document type: Legal Articles/Analyses/Commentaries

R (on the application of Mohamed Bilal Jan) v Secretary of State for the Home Department (section 10 removal) IJR

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

Resolution 2156 (2014) / adopted by the Security Council at its 7186th meeting, on 29 May 2014

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

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