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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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Situation of human rights in the Islamic Republic of Iran : resolution / adopted by the General Assembly

4 February 2014 | Publisher: UN General Assembly | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Situation of human rights in the Democratic People's Republic of Korea : resolution / adopted by the General Assembly

4 February 2014 | Publisher: UN General Assembly | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

RRT Case No. 1220505

4 February 2014 | Publisher: Australia: Refugee Review Tribunal | Document type: Case Law

Tribunale ordinario di Trieste – Sezione civile: 162/10

3 February 2014 | Publisher: Italy: Courts of First Instance | Document type: Case Law

Accountability of international organisations for human rights violations

31 January 2014 | Publisher: Council of Europe: Parliamentary Assembly | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Decision on the Report of the Peace and Security Council on its Activities and the State of Peace and Security in Afica

31 January 2014 | Publisher: African Union | Document type: Decisions

Decision on Tunisia's Democratic Transition

31 January 2014 | Publisher: African Union | Document type: Decisions

Security Council resolution 2135 (2014) [on extension of the mandate of the UN Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus (UNFICYP) until 31 July 2014]

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

The Syrian Golan : resolution / adopted by the General Assembly

30 January 2014 | Publisher: UN General Assembly | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Jerusalem : resolution / adopted by the General Assembly

30 January 2014 | Publisher: UN General Assembly | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

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