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.
|Opinion of Lord Armstrong in the Petition JB (AP) for judicial review of a decision of the Secretary of State|
|Strengthening the role of mediation in the peaceful settlement of disputes, conflict prevention and resolution : resolution / adopted by the General Assembly|
Afghanistan: Law No. 1112 of 2014, Election Law
6 August 2014 | Publisher: National Legislative Bodies / National Authorities | Document type: National Legislation
|Tershiyev v. Azerbaijan|
|F.H. c. Grèce|
|Tatishvili c. Grèce|
|UNHCR welcomes entry into force of the Istanbul Convention and encourages worldwide accession|
|Security Council resolution 2168 (2014) [on extension of the mandate of the UN Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus (UNFICYP) until 31 Jan. 2015]|
|Security Council resolution 2169 (2014) [on extension of the mandate of the UN Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI) until 31 July 2015]|
|Security Council resolution 2167 (2014) [on enhancing the relationship between the United Nations and regional and subregional organizations, in particular the African Union]|