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New feature: Articles from selected sources stored on ecoi.net

Texts from sources which granted us permission to do so are from now on published directly on ecoi.net. Metadata such as publication date, suggested citation, etc are displayed in a standardised form.

10th anniversary of Informationsverbund Asyl

[continuing in German] Der Informationsverbund Asyl e.V., Gründungsmitglied von ecoi.net, feiert sein zehnjähriges Bestehen mit einem Vortrag von Prof. Dr. Heiner Bielefeldt: “Schutz für Flüchtlinge! Und für Migranten? Zum Verhältnis von Migrationspolitik und Flüchtlingsschutz” am 23. September 2009 in Berlin.

New search interface including Moderated Search

The new search interface gives you more room to formulate your search query. We also introduce a Moderated Search, based on the ecoi.net COI Thesaurus. This new function will help you to refine your search.

ACCORD celebrates its 10th anniversary!

The Austrian Centre for Country of Origin & Asylum Research and Documentation, the department of the Austrian Red Cross running ecoi.net, was founded 10 years ago. It has since provided independently, neutrally and objectively researched information on countries of origin of asylum seekers to all parties involved in refugee status determination procedures.

New Search Feature improves Relevance of Results

Our search engine now considers documents containing English and German terms related to your search terms. This will increase the number of relevant results. This has been made possible by linking a thesaurus to our search engine.

Results of ecoi.net User Survey 2007 now available

ecoi.net is constantly striving to improve its services. In order to find out more about your needs we conducted an online user survey during the months of February and March. A summary of the results is now available.

Additional Sources covered since April 2007

ecoi.net collects information for 160 countries from 120 sources on a daily basis to facilitate access to country of origin information relevant in refugee status determination procedures. The list of sources was currently revised and updated and is now available for download.

120 Sources – One Information System

ecoi.net collects information for 160 countries from 120 sources on a daily basis to facilitate access to country of origin information relevant in refugee status determination procedures. The list of sources was currently revised and updated and is now available for download.

The third issue of The Researcher (September 2006)

The Researcher is published quarterly 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.

ecoi.net – New Features, New Design

Since going online in 2001 ecoi.net became the most comprehensive public and free of charge portal of country of origin information for all parties involved in refugee status determination procedures. ecoi.net stands for quality and currency. Currently the portal is updated with more than 1,200 documents per month. We constantly strive to improve our services and  implemented new technologies and advanced search tools.Improved Search Functions

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