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Refworld contains a unique case law collection, covering more than 60 national jurisdictions, and a vast amount of international judgments and decisions from international and regional courts and tribunals as well as the United Nations.
Poland. Legal charity ELIL supports thousands of Ukrainian refugees

In August 2022, the legal charity European Lawyers in Lesvos (ELIL) started a collaboration together with six law firms to provide a round-the-clock roster of pro bono lawyers dedicated to responding to the legal needs of Ukrainian refugees in the Mazovieckie region of Poland.

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Case law

Case Law includes national, regional and international jurisprudential decisions. Administrative bodies and tribunals are included. This type also includes views and decisions on individual complaints issued by the UN human rights treaty bodies.

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Court Interventions / Amicus Curiae

Interventions before courts by UNHCR and other organizations are an important tool through which protection standards can be developed and a consistent application of refugee law fostered. Interventions before courts may take different forms, depending on the national or supranational context, including formal amicus curiae briefs, advisory opinions or letters to the court or parties involved, as well as public statements. Interventions by UNHCR are carried out in the exercise of its supervisory function.

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Case Law Compilations

Compilations that contains decisions from courts and/or tribunals relating to a certain theme or topic or annual compilations, as well as compilations that analyse decisions made by courts and tribunals.

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