UNHCR reports 89.3 million displaced

UNHCR released its annual Global Trends report, covering displacement that occurred during 2021. The report says the number of people forcibly displaced was 89.3 million at the end of 2021, leaving the population of forcibly displaced at another record high.

USDOS publishes annual report on religious freedom for 2021

The US Department of State released its annual report on the freedom of religion, covering 2021.

New: Extended country pages

We are pleased to introduce an improvement to country pages on ecoi.net.

New country priorities on ecoi.net

In early 2022, we updated our country priorities. These priorities define which sources are covered on ecoi.net, i.e. which documents you can expect to find for a country. The update is based on Austrian, European and global asylum statistics and affects what sources we cover for what countries.

USDOS publishes annual report on human rights for 2021

The US Department of State released its annual report on human rights, covering 2021.

AI releases Annual Report 2020/21

Amnesty International’s Annual Report 2021/22 was released today. This edition covers 2021.

ACCORD training manual now also available in Korean

The ACCORD training manual “Researching Country of Origin Information” is now available in Korean. It was translated by UNHCR Korea.

EUAA publishes COI report on the security situation in Iraq

The European Asylum Agency (EUAA, formerly EASO) has published a COI report on the security situation in Iraq.

COI Webinar on Afghanistan (German language)

Together with the Federal Agency for Reception and Support Services, ACCORD held a COI webinar on Afghanistan on 22 February. Its written documentation is now available.

HRW publishes World Report 2022

Human Rights Watch published its annual World Report, covering events in 2021.

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