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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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Aboubacar Diakité v. Commissaire général aux réfugiés et aux apatrides

30 January 2014 | Publisher: European Union: Court of Justice of the European Union | Document type: Case Law

Security Council resolution 2136 (2014) [on renewal of measures on arms, transport, finance and travel against the Democratic Republic of the Congo imposed by resolution 1807 (2008) and extension of the mandate of the Group of Experts Established pursuant to Resolution 1533 (2004) until 1 Feb. 2015]

30 January 2014 | Publisher: UN Security Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

The functioning of democratic institutions in Ukraine

30 January 2014 | Publisher: Council of Europe: Parliamentary Assembly | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Situation of human rights in the Syrian Arab Republic : resolution / adopted by the General Assembly

30 January 2014 | Publisher: UN General Assembly | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Protection of and assistance to internally displaced persons : resolution / adopted by the General Assembly

30 January 2014 | Publisher: UN General Assembly | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

I.A. v The Secretary of State for the Home Department

29 January 2014 | Publisher: United Kingdom: Supreme Court | Document type: Case Law

Bosnia and Herzegovina: Bylaw of 2014 on Provision of Assurances of the Citizenship of Bosnia and Herzegovina

29 January 2014 | Publisher: National Authorities | Document type: National Decrees, Circulars, Regulation, Policy Documents

Syrian refugees: how to organise and support international assistance?

29 January 2014 | Publisher: Council of Europe: Parliamentary Assembly | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Bosnia and Herzegovina: Bylaw of 2014 on Specified Evidence of Eligibility for Acquisition of the Citizenship of Bosnia and Herzegovina through Naturalization or Facilitated Naturalization

29 January 2014 | Publisher: National Authorities | Document type: National Decrees, Circulars, Regulation, Policy Documents

Bosnia and Herzegovina: Bylaw of 2014 on Keeping Records of Acquisition and Cessation of the Citizenship of Bosnia and Herzegovina

29 January 2014 | Publisher: National Authorities | Document type: National Decrees, Circulars, Regulation, Policy Documents

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