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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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UNHCR Submissions in the High Court of Australia in the case of CPCF v Minister for Immigration and Border Protection and the Commonwealth of Australia

15 September 2014 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Court Interventions / Amicus Curiae

Security Council resolution 2176 (2014) [on extension of the mandate of the UN Mission in Liberia (UNMIL) until 31 Dec. 2014]

15 September 2014 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Opinion of Advocate General Sharpston: T. v Land Baden-Württemberg

11 September 2014 | Publisher: European Union: Court of Justice of the European Union | Document type: Case Law

Plaintiff S4/2014 v Minister for Immigration and Border Protection

11 September 2014 | Publisher: Australia: High Court | Document type: Case Law

MB (Cabinda risk) Angola v. Secretary of State for the Home Department

8 September 2014 | Publisher: United Kingdom: Upper Tribunal (Immigration and Asylum Chamber) | Document type: Case Law

Radjabu v. The Chairperson of the Standing Committee for Refugee Affairs

4 September 2014 | Publisher: South Africa: High Court | Document type: Case Law

M.V. et M.T. c. France

4 September 2014 | Publisher: Council of Europe: European Court of Human Rights | Document type: Case Law

Trabelsi v. Belgium

4 September 2014 | Publisher: Council of Europe: European Court of Human Rights | Document type: Case Law

Conclusions de l'Avocat Général: Centre public d'action sociale d'Ottignies-Louvain-La-Neuve c Moussa Abdida

4 September 2014 | Publisher: European Union: Court of Justice of the European Union | Document type: Case Law

Strengthening social policies as a tool for crime prevention : resolution / adopted by the Economic and Social Council

3 September 2014 | Publisher: UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

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