is managed by ACCORD, the Austrian Centre for Country of Origin and Asylum Research and Documentation. ACCORD is a department of the Austrian Red Cross, based in Vienna, and provides neutral and impartial COI research services to all actors involved in Austrian asylum procedures and to other organisations based on agreements. Furthermore, ACCORD provides COI training.

The German Informationsverbund Asyl & Migration contributes to the content management on, is a founding member and partner in strategic decisions. Informationsverbund Asyl & Migration is based in Berlin and runs the website


The COI unit of the Austrian Federal Office for Immigration and Asylum publishes selected products in cooperation with A registration is required for access. For details, see

Several organizations kindly granted us permission to (re)publish their publications. Among them are Amnesty International, the UK Home Office, the Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada and the Irish Refugee Documentation Centre.'s aims are supported by the European Council on Refugees and Exiles (ECRE) and the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR).