UK Foreign & Commonwealth Office releases the 2014 human rights reports

The UK Foreign & Commonewalth Office released its annual report on human rights in selected countries, covering 2014.

AI releases Annual Report 2014/15

Amnesty International’s Annual Report 2014/15 was released today. As there was no annual report last year, the current edition covers 2014 and key events from 2013.

EASO publishes COI report on the security situation in Afghanistan

The European Asylum Support Office (EASO) has published a COI report on the security situation in Afghanistan.

Featured topics on Afghanistan, Dagestan, Nigeria and Somalia updated

The featured topics on Afghanistan (security in Kabul), Nigeria (Boko Haram), the Russian Federation (security in Dagestan) and Somalia (al-Shabaab) have been updated.

HRW publishes World Report 2015

Human Rights Watch published its annual World Report, covering events in 2014.

Abridged version of the new ACCORD training manual available in German

An abridged version of the revised edition of the training manual “Researching Country of Origin Information” is now available in German. It was published by Informationsverbund Asyl & Migration.

New ACCORD training manual now also available in Russian

The revised edition of the training manual “Researching Country of Origin Information“, published by ACCORD in 2013, is now available in Russian. It was translated by UNHCR Ukraine.

Featured topics on Dagestan, Nigeria and Somalia updated – new report on Libya

The featured topics on Nigeria (Boko Haram), the Russian Federation (security in Dagestan) and Somalia (al-Shabaab) have been updated. Furthermore, a five-part report on Libya has been published jointly by the the Netherlands’ Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Immigration and Naturalisation Service, the Belgian CGRS, Norway’s Landinfo and the Swedish Migrationsverket.

Featured topics on Afghanistan, Dagestan, Nigeria and Somalia updated

The featured topics on Afghanistan (security in Kabul), Nigeria (Boko Haram), the Russian Federation (security in Dagestan) and Somalia (al-Shabaab) have been updated.

The October 2014 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 current issue contains an article on how ecoi.net selects information.

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