Posts tagged with “asylum law”

The October 2013 issue of The Researcher

The Researcher is published two times a year by the Refugee Documentation Centre (RDC) in Ireland. It is a publication which combines academic papers, summaries of caselaw, guides to new legislation, reports of conferences, articles on RDC services and items of country of origin information.

UNHCR study on credibility assessment in asylum procedures in the EU

As part of the CREDO project, UNHCR published an extensive report on credibility assessment in EU asylum systems. The report also covers the use of COI for assessing credibility of statements of asylum seekers.

New issue of The Researcher and the USDOS releases the 2012 human rights reports

The Researcher is published two times a year by the Refugee Documentation Centre (RDC) in Ireland. It is a publication which combines academic papers, summaries of caselaw, guides to new legislation, reports of conferences, articles on RDC services and items of country of origin information. The US Department of State released its Country Reports on Human Rights Practices, covering 2012.

The October 2012 issue of The Researcher

The Researcher is published two times a year by the Refugee Documentation Centre (RDC) in Ireland. It is a publication which combines academic papers, summaries of caselaw, guides to new legislation, reports of conferences, articles on RDC services and items of country of origin information.

The April 2012 issue of The Researcher

The Researcher is published two times a year by the Refugee Documentation Centre (RDC) in Ireland. It is a publication which combines academic papers, summaries of caselaw, guides to new legislation, reports of conferences, articles on RDC services and items of country of origin information.

New edition of the Refugee Law Reader online-2012

The Hungarian Helsinki Committee launched updated editions of The Refugee Law Reader. It is a comprehensive online model curriculum for the study of the complex and rapidly evolving field of international refugee law.

Study: Country Information in Asylum Procedures – Quality as a Legal Requirement in the EU

As a result of the ERF-funded project “COI in Judicial Practice”, in which the Austrian Red Cross/ACCORD participated, the Hungarian Helsinki Committee has published a new study on how quality standards of Country of Origin Information (COI) appear in the form of authoritative legal requirements within the present system, either as binding legal provisions or guiding judicial practice. As such, the study intends to provide a  tool and a set of concrete examples for policy- and law-makers, advocates, judges and trainers active in this field.

Structural Differences and Access to COI at European Courts Dealing with Asylum

As a result of the ERF-funded project “COI in Judicial Practice”, in which the Austrian Red Cross/ACCORD participated, the Hungarian Helsinki Committee has published a study on structural differences between European courts dealing with asylum and their access to Country of Origin Information (COI).

Further Developing Asylum Quality in the EU: manual & summary report

UNHCR published a summary report on its EU-funded project on quality of asylum procedures in nine EU member states. Additionally, a manual introducing to various elements necessary for a high quality asylum system provides annotated checklists as an aide to decision-makers.

Study on the examination of LGBTI asylum applications in the European Union

Fleeing Homophobia, a project by COC Nederland and the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, has published a report on differences in the examination of LGBTI asylum applications in member states of the European Union. The report also contains a chapter on Country of Origin Information (COI) in the LGBTI context.

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