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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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S.C. c. Roumanie

10 February 2015 | Publisher: Council of Europe: European Court of Human Rights | Document type: Case Law

N.M. c. Roumanie

10 February 2015 | Publisher: Council of Europe: European Court of Human Rights | Document type: Case Law

A.M.E. v. the Netherlands

5 February 2015 | Publisher: Council of Europe: European Court of Human Rights | Document type: Case Law

Nota UNHCR sul recepimento delle Direttive 2013/32/UE del Parlamento Europeo e del Consiglio del 26 giugno 2013, recante procedure comuni ai fini del riconoscimento dello status di protezione internazionale (rifusione) e 2013/33/UE del Parlamento Europeo e del Consiglio del 26 giugno 2013 recante norme relative all'accoglienza dei richiedenti protezione internazionale (rifusione).

5 February 2015 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Commentaries

Rights of the child : resolution / adopted by the General Assembly

3 February 2015 | Publisher: UN General Assembly | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Rights of indigenous peoples : resolution / adopted by the General Assembly

3 February 2015 | Publisher: UN General Assembly | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Protecting the best interests of the child in Dublin Procedures - UNHCR's comments on the European Commission's Proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Regulation (EU) No 604/2013 as regards determining the Member State responsible for examining the application for international protection of unaccompanied minors with no family member, sibling or relative legally present in a Member State

February 2015 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Commentaries

Assistance to the Palestinian people : resolution / adopted by the General Assembly

30 January 2015 | Publisher: UN General Assembly | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

GS (India) & Ors v The Secretary of State for the Home Department

30 January 2015 | Publisher: United Kingdom: Court of Appeal (England and Wales) | Document type: Case Law

United Nations African Institute for the Prevention of Crime and the Treatment of Offenders : resolution / adopted by the General Assembly

29 January 2015 | Publisher: UN General Assembly | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

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