ecoi.net collects information for 160 countries from 120 sources on a daily basis to facilitate access to country of origin information relevant in refugee status determination procedures. The list of sources was currently revised and updated and is now available for download.
ecoi.net offers a comprehensive overview of country of origin information relevant for refugee status determination procedures available on the Internet. Our sources include report and news releases of national and international NGOs as well as information of government departments dealing with asylum and refugee issues.
The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan, Iran Focus, the Norwegian Country of Origin Information Centre (Landinfo) and the UN Assistance Mission for Iraq were added to our list of standard sources in October.
In addition to these standard sources ecoi.net is updated with documents identified as relevant by ACCORD’s country researches in the context of their researches for query responses.