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

500 new documents recorded since 26.09.2015
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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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7 October 2015 - The ACCORD COI training manual is now also available in Spanish

The revised edition of the training manual “Researching Country of Origin Information“, published by ACCORD in 2013, is now available in Spanish. We thank UNHCR for commissioning the translation. Read more

29 September 2015 - New ACCORD report on religious and ethnic minorities in Iran; new FFM report on Pakistan by the Austrian federal COI unit

A new 84 pages COI report on Iran has been published by ACCORD. And the COI department of the Austrian Federal Office for Immigration and Asylum has published a report on a fact-finding mission to Pakistan. Read more

23 September 2015 - Guest post: COI on Eritrea

The following is a guest post by Elisa Mason, originally published on the Forced Migration Current Awareness Blog. Read more

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