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Collection of country of origin information, carefully selected from UNHCR, international, governmental and non-governmental sources. This section includes UNHCR country reports, and a wide range of documents from other sources, such as country profiles and assessments, research papers, query responses, and human rights reports.

Legal Information
Collection of the core international treaties and agreements (such as those adopted by the United Nations and in the European Union), national legislation relating to UNHCR's mandate, and case law from international, regional and national courts.

Policy Documents
Collection of refugee policy documents and guidelines from a variety of sources. In particular, UNHCR's position papers relating to specific countries and case loads are highlighted here.

Reference Documents
Collection consisting of a host of handbooks and training manuals, as well as background documents from the United Nations and other sources.

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