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UNHCR Asylum Levels and Trends 2013 in Industrialized Countries: Highest number of asylum applications since 2001

UNHCR released statistics on the number of asylum applications in 2013 in 44 industrialized countries, showing an increase by 28 per cent compared to 2012. Syria is now the top country of origin.

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.

Afghanistan: new UNHCR eligibility guidelines and UNAMA’s mid-year report published

Two important publications on Afghanistan have been released: new UNHCR eligibility guidelines and UNAMA’s mid-year report on the protection of civilians in armed conflict. Both are available on ecoi.net:

New UNHCR report says global forced displacement at 18-year high

UNHCR released its annual Global Trends report, covering displacement that occurred during 2012.

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.

UNHCR Asylum Levels and Trends 2012 in Industrialized Countries: Highest number of asylum applications since 2003

UNHCR released statistics on the number of asylum applications in 2012 in 44 industrialized countries, showing an increase by 8 per cent. The highest increase is reported for asylum requests from Syrians.

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.

EASO publishes methodology and first COI report, on Afghanistan: Taliban Recruitment Strategies

The first COI report produced by the European Asylum Support Office (EASO) has been published. It focuses on Taliban recruitment strategies in Afghanistan. Along with the report, the EASO also published its methodology for COI reports.

UNHCR Asylum Levels and Trends 2011 in Industrialized Countries: sharp increase in asylum applications

UNHCR released statistics on the number of asylum applications in 2011 in industrialized countries. The report covers 44 countries in Europe, North America, Australasia and north-east Asia.

New issue of “Forced Migration Review” on technology, includes an article on COI

Issue 38 of the Forced Migration Review covers the positive and negative aspects of the spread of modern technologies for researchers and agencies as well as for displaced people themselves. The issue also contains an article on access to good quality Country of Origin Information.

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