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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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M.P.E.V. and Others v. Switzerland

8 July 2014 | Publisher: Council of Europe: European Court of Human Rights | Document type: Case Law

M.E. v. Denmark

8 July 2014 | Publisher: Council of Europe: European Court of Human Rights | Document type: Case Law

Akpinar, R (On the Application Of) v Upper Tribunal (Immigration and Asylum Chamber)

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

République Démocratique du Congo: Loi No. 14-025 du 2014 autorisant la ratification par la RDC de la Convention de Kampala sur la Protection et l'Assistance aux Personnes Déplacées en Afrique

8 July 2014 | Publisher: National Legislative Bodies / National Authorities | Document type: National Legislation

Mouayad Rafik Abbas v. State Migration Service

8 July 2014 | Publisher: Armenia: Administrative Court of Appeals | Document type: Case Law

Olga Mawa et al. v. Holder, Attorney General

7 July 2014 | Publisher: United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit | Document type: Case Law

Maria Christina Monsalve v. Holder, Attorney General

7 July 2014 | Publisher: United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit | Document type: Case Law

Shah, R (on the application of) v Secretary of State for the Home Department

4 July 2014 | Publisher: United Kingdom: High Court (England and Wales) | Document type: Case Law

Mohammadi v. Austria

3 July 2014 | Publisher: Council of Europe: European Court of Human Rights | Document type: Case Law

Resolution CM/ResCMN(2014)8 on the implementation of the Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities by Malta

2 July 2014 | Publisher: Council of Europe: Committee of Ministers | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

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