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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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Hettiarachchi, R (on the Application of) v Secretary of State for the Home Department

16 October 2014 | Publisher: United Kingdom: High Court (England and Wales) | Document type: Case Law

Plaintiff B9/2014 v Minister for Immigration

15 October 2014 | Publisher: Australia: Federal Circuit Court | Document type: Case Law

SZRSN v Minister for Immigration and Border Protection (No.2)

15 October 2014 | Publisher: Australia: Federal Circuit Court | Document type: Case Law

Security Council resolution 2180 (2014) [on extension of the mandate of the UN Stabilization Mission in Haiti (MINUSTAH) until 15 Oct. 2015]

14 October 2014 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Security Council resolution 2179 (2014) [on extension of the mandate of the UN Interim Security Force for Abyei (UNISFA) until 28 Feb. 2015]

14 October 2014 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

United Nations African Institute for the Prevention of Crime and the Treatment of Offenders

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

YM (Uganda) v Secretary of State for the Home Department

10 October 2014 | Publisher: United Kingdom: Court of Appeal (England and Wales) | Document type: Case Law

H.H. c. Grèce

9 October 2014 | Publisher: Council of Europe: European Court of Human Rights | Document type: Case Law

Detention Action, R (on the Application of) v Secretary of State for the Home Department

9 October 2014 | Publisher: United Kingdom: Court of Appeal (England and Wales) | Document type: Case Law

Resolution 2020 - The alternatives to immigration detention of children

3 October 2014 | Publisher: Council of Europe: Parliamentary Assembly | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

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