covers more than 160 sources on a regular basis. preferably uses reliable information sources or sources with a high reputation, such as the United Nations, international non-governmental organisations, news and media services or government departments dealing with asylum and refugee issues. However, will also include less prestigious sources if they offer an added information value.

Comprehensive country of origin information encompasses many dimensions of human rights as well as information on the political and living situation in a given country, presentation of ethnic groups and cultural traditions and assessments of the possible development of a security situation. does not cover events in all countries of the world to the same extent, but there is a focus on countries of origin of asylum applicants in Europe.

For a list of all regularly covered sources, along with information on what countries each source is covered for, see: our sources.