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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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Los Santos et de la Cruz c. Grèce

27 June 2014 | Publisher: Council of Europe: European Court of Human Rights | Document type: Case Law

X v. the State Secretary for Security and Justice

27 June 2014 | Publisher: Netherlands, The: Council of State (Raad van State) | Document type: Case Law

International Commission of Jurists: Expert Roundtable on asylum claims based on sexual orientation or gender identity or expression Brussels, 27 June 2014 - X, Y and Z: The "A, B, C" of Claims based on Sexual Orientation and/or Gender Identity?

27 June 2014 | Publisher: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) | Document type: Legal Articles/Analyses/Commentaries

Elvis Leonel Aldana-Ramos; Robin Obdulio Aldana-Ramos v. Holder, Attorney General

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

M.E. v. Sweden

26 June 2014 | Publisher: Council of Europe: European Court of Human Rights | Document type: Case Law

Labassee c. France

26 June 2014 | Publisher: Council of Europe: European Court of Human Rights | Document type: Case Law

Mennesson c. France

26 June 2014 | Publisher: Council of Europe: European Court of Human Rights | Document type: Case Law

EV (Philippines) & Others v. Secretary of State for the Home Department

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

Beschluss vom 26. Juni 2014 in der Überstellungshaftsache

26 June 2014 | Publisher: Germany: Bundesgerichtshof | Document type: Case Law

Conclusions de l'Avocat Général M. Melchior Wathelet: Khaled Boudjlida contre Préfet des Pyrénées-Atlantiques

25 June 2014 | Publisher: European Union: Court of Justice of the European Union | Document type: Case Law

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