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.
|RRT Case No. 1310969|
|Promotion and protection of human rights : report of the 3rd Committee : General Assembly, 68th session|
Colombia: Decreto No. 2840 de 2013, Por el cual se establece el Procedimiento para el Reconocimiento de la Condición de Refugiado, se dictan normas sobre la Comisión Asesora para la Determinación de la Condición de Refugiado y otras disposicioñes
6 December 2013 | Publisher: National Authorities | Document type: National Decrees, Circulars, Regulation, Policy Documents
|RRT Case No. 1211064|
|Sharifi v Austria|
SD (military service – sexual identity) Turkey CG v. Secretary for the Home Department
5 December 2013 | Publisher: United Kingdom: Upper Tribunal (Immigration and Asylum Chamber) | Document type: Case Law
IM (Nigeria) v Secretary of State for the Home Department
5 December 2013 | Publisher: United Kingdom: Court of Appeal (England and Wales) | Document type: Case Law
|Security Council resolution S/RES/2127 (2013) [on the situation in Central African Republic]|
MS (Coptic Christians) Egypt CG v Secretary of State for the Home Department
3 December 2013 | Publisher: United Kingdom: Upper Tribunal (Immigration and Asylum Chamber) | Document type: Case Law