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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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X v. the State Secretary for Security and Justice

14 November 2014 | Publisher: Netherlands, The: Council of State (Raad van State) | Document type: Case Law

MD c. Grèce

13 November 2014 | Publisher: Council of Europe: European Court of Human Rights | Document type: Case Law

Security Council resolution 2184 (2014) [on acts of piracy and armed robbery at sea off the coast of Somalia]

12 November 2014 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Minister for Immigration and Border Protection v SZSCA

12 November 2014 | Publisher: Australia: High Court | Document type: Case Law

Lord Carlile of Berriew QC, & Ors, R (on the application of) v Secretary of State for the Home Department

12 November 2014 | Publisher: United Kingdom: Supreme Court | Document type: Case Law

Opinion of Advocate General Sharpston: Andre Lawrence Shepherd v. Bundesrepublik Deutschland

11 November 2014 | Publisher: European Union: Court of Justice of the European Union | Document type: Case Law

Security Council resolution 2183 (2014) [on implementation of the Peace Agreement on Bosnia and Herzegovina]

11 November 2014 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Jerusalem : resolution / adopted by the General Assembly

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

Khamis and Ors v State Government of Negeri Sembilan and Ors

7 November 2014 | Publisher: Malaysia: Court of Appeal | Document type: Case Law

N.S. v Secretary of State for the Home Department

6 November 2014 | Publisher: United Kingdom: Court of Session (Scotland) | Document type: Case Law

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