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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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Opinion of Lord Armstrong in the Petition JB (AP) for judicial review of a decision of the Secretary of State

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

Strengthening the role of mediation in the peaceful settlement of disputes, conflict prevention and resolution : resolution / adopted by the General Assembly

13 August 2014 | Publisher: UN General Assembly | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Afghanistan: Law No. 1112 of 2014, Election Law

6 August 2014 | Publisher: National Legislative Bodies / National Authorities | Document type: National Legislation

Tershiyev v. Azerbaijan

31 July 2014 | Publisher: Council of Europe: European Court of Human Rights | Document type: Case Law

F.H. c. Grèce

31 July 2014 | Publisher: Council of Europe: European Court of Human Rights | Document type: Case Law

Tatishvili c. Grèce

31 July 2014 | Publisher: Council of Europe: European Court of Human Rights | Document type: Case Law

UNHCR welcomes entry into force of the Istanbul Convention and encourages worldwide accession

30 July 2014 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Speeches/Statements

Security Council resolution 2168 (2014) [on extension of the mandate of the UN Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus (UNFICYP) until 31 Jan. 2015]

30 July 2014 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Security Council resolution 2169 (2014) [on extension of the mandate of the UN Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI) until 31 July 2015]

30 July 2014 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Security Council resolution 2167 (2014) [on enhancing the relationship between the United Nations and regional and subregional organizations, in particular the African Union]

28 July 2014 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

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