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

667 new documents recorded since 13.05.2015
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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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11 May 2015 - EASO publishes guide on researching the situation of lesbian, gay and bisexual persons

As part of the EASO Practical Guide series, the European Asylum Support Office published a guide on researching the situation of lesbian, gay and bisexual persons (LGB) in countries of origin. Read more

11 May 2015 - The Hungarian Helsinki Committee publishes second volume of the training manual on credibility assessment in asylum procedures

As part of the CREDO project, the Hungarian Helsinki Committee (HHC) published the second volume of its multidisciplinary training manual on the assessment of credibility in asylum procedures. This second volume focuses on multilingual contexts, gender-related challenges of credibility assessment and credibility assessment with children. Read more

21 April 2015 - The April 2015 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. The current issue contains an article on how ecoi.net selects information. Read more

ecoi.net is run by the Austrian Red Cross (department ACCORD) in cooperation with Informationsverbund Asyl & Migration. ecoi.net is funded by the European Refugee Fund, the Austrian Ministry of the Interior, Caritas Austria and the Irish Legal Aid Board (Refugee Documentation Centre). ecoi.net is supported by ECRE & UNHCR.
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