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548 new documents recorded since 21.11.2016
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15 November 2016 - UNHCR’s online course on COI

UNHCR and ACCORD have developed an e-learning course on country of origin information (COI). The course is built around a case study, and takes the learner through some of the main questions on COI research methodology, including source assessment. The course also addresses the role of COI in asylum procedures. It takes about four hours to complete the course. The COI e-learning course is available for free at DisasterReady.org. Read more

15 November 2016 - EASO publishes 8 COI reports: on Afghanistan, Turkey and West Balkan countries

The European Asylum Support Office (EASO) has published an update of its COI report on the security situation in Afghanistan. EASO also published 6 country reports on West Balkan countries and one on Turkey. Read more

24 October 2016 - The October 2016 issue of The Researcher

The Researcher is published two times a year by the Refugee Documentation Centre (RDC) in Ireland. It is a publication which combines academic papers, summaries of caselaw, guides to new legislation, reports of conferences, articles on RDC services and items of country of origin information. Read more

 
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