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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 2197 (2015) [on extension of the mandate of the UN Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus (UNFICYP) until 31 July 2015]

29 January 2015 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Security Council resolution 2198 (2015) [on renewal of measures on arms embargo against all non-governmental entities and individuals operating in the Democratic Republic of the Congo]

29 January 2015 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

CPCF v Minister for Immigration and Border Protection

28 January 2015 | Publisher: Australia: High Court | Document type: Case Law

Enhancement of international cooperation in the field of human rights : resolution / adopted by the General Assembly

28 January 2015 | Publisher: UN General Assembly | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Promotion of a democratic and equitable international order : resolution / adopted by the General Assembly

28 January 2015 | Publisher: UN General Assembly | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

United Nations Model Strategies and Practical Measures on the Elimination of Violence against Children in the Field of Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice : resolution / adopted by the General Assembly

26 January 2015 | Publisher: UN General Assembly | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

BB, PP, W, U & Ors v Secretary of State for the Home Department

23 January 2015 | Publisher: United Kingdom: Court of Appeal (England and Wales) | Document type: Case Law

Assistance to refugees, returnees and displaced persons in Africa : resolution / adopted by the General Assembly

22 January 2015 | Publisher: UN General Assembly | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Child, early and forced marriage : resolution / adopted by the General Assembly

22 January 2015 | Publisher: UN General Assembly | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Report of the Human Rights Council : resolution / adopted by the General Assembly

22 January 2015 | Publisher: UN General Assembly | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

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