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About ecoi.net - Your Gateway to Country of Origin Information

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By securing easy and fast access to high-quality and up-to-date country of origin information for all actors involved in asylum cases, ecoi.net contributes to a fair, effective and efficient refugee status determination procedure. Read more
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22 July 2014 - New ACCORD report on Darfur

A new 224 pages COI report on Darfur (Sudan) has been published by ACCORD. Read more

10 July 2014 - Linklist on the role of evidence in refugee status determination

We have added a linklist on the role of objective evidence in the refugee status determination process to our blog. The linklist is maintained by Elisa Mason for the Fahamu Refugee Programme. Read more

24 June 2014 - UNHCR report says forced displacement tops 50 million for first time in post-World War II era

UNHCR released its annual Global Trends report, covering displacement that occurred during 2013. the report says “the number of refugees, asylum-seekers and internally displaced people worldwide has, for the first time in the post-World War II era, exceeded 50 million people”. Read more

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