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.
|Security Council resolution 2090 (2013) [on extension of the mandate of the UN Office in Burundi (BNUB) until 15 Feb. 2014]|
|Amie and others v. Bulgaria|
|Situation of human rights in the Syrian Arab Republic : resolution / adopted by the General Assembly|
|RRT Case No. 1219047|
R (on the application of AZ) v Hampshire County Council (AAJR)
7 February 2013 | Publisher: United Kingdom: Upper Tribunal (Immigration and Asylum Chamber) | Document type: Case Law
|Bakoyev v. Russia|
|Zokhidov v. Russia|
|SIHA and REDRESS Submission to the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women|
|Functioning of democratic institutions in "The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia"|