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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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Security Council resolution 2134 (2014) [on extension of the mandate of the UN Integrated Peacebuilding Office in the Central African Republic (BINUCA) until 31 Jan. 2015]

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

The Queen on the application of Pratima Das v. The Secretary of State for the Home Department

28 January 2014 | Publisher: United Kingdom: Court of Appeal (England and Wales) | Document type: Case Law

The Queen on the application of Pratima Das v. Secretary of State for the Home Department

28 January 2014 | Publisher: United Kingdom: Court of Appeal (England and Wales) | Document type: Case Law

Protection of migrants : resolution / adopted by the General Assembly

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

Akhadov v. Slovakia

28 January 2014 | Publisher: Council of Europe: European Court of Human Rights | Document type: Case Law

Refusing impunity for the killers of Sergei Magnitsky

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

Protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms while countering terrorism : resolution / adopted by the General Assembly

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

RRT Case No. 1213081

28 January 2014 | Publisher: Australia: Refugee Review Tribunal | Document type: Case Law

Security Council resolution 2133 (2014) [on threats to international peace and security caused by terrorist acts]

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

Violence against women migrant workers : resolution / adopted by the General Assembly

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

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