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.
|Anti-Torture Legislative Frameworks in Nigeria|
|Security Council resolution 2267 (2016) [on extension of the mandate of the UN Integrated Peacebuilding Office in Guinea-Bissau (UNIOGBIS) until 28 Feb. 2017]|
|Protection of migrants : resolution / adopted by the General Assembly|
|Situation of human rights in the Islamic Republic of Iran : resolution / adopted by the General Assembly|
|Situation of human rights in the Democratic People's Republic of Korea : resolution / adopted by the General Assembly|
|Protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms while countering terrorism : resolution / adopted by the General Assembly|
|UNHCR's Observations on Malta's Revised Legislative and Policy Framework for the Reception of Asylum-Seekers|
|Medida Cautelar No. 393-15, Asunto detenidos en "Punta Coco" respecto a Panama|
|Security Council resolution 2266 (2016) [on the situation in Yemen]|
|Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees : resolution / adopted by the General Assembly|