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    The EASO COI Portal provides access to Country of Origin Information (COI) for use in Protection Status Determination procedures.

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  • Quality Assurance Tool

    EASO Quality Assurance Tool is a flexible tool for assessing the quality of the asylum process.

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    Identification of Persons with Special Needs

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    EASO provides, on a regular basis, an outlook with an analysis of asylum trends and push–pull factors, as well as risk scenarios.

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News & Events

EASO publishes a COI report on Iraq: Key socio-economic indicators for Baghdad, Basrah and Sulaymaniyah

Today, the European Asylum Support Office (EASO) published a Country of Origin Information (COI) Report on Iraq. The report is titled Key socio-economic indicators for Baghdad, Basrah, and Sulaymaniyah. This report is a part of a series of Iraq reports that will be produced in 2021-2022.

25th November 2021 Read More

EASO publishes new updated COI Research Guide on LGBTIQ (2021)

Today, the European Asylum Support Office (EASO) published a new COI research guide titled COI Research Guide on LGBTIQ. The guide should serve the needs of both experienced and less experienced COI researchers, as well as asylum caseworkers conducting COI research on the situation of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex and queer persons in countries of origin. Additionally, it may assist lawyers, legal aid providers and judges working in the asylum procedure.

12th November 2021 Read More

Afghanistan - EU issues joint guidance on asylum applications

The European Asylum Support Office (EASO) has published a joint EU assessment of the situation in Afghanistan in terms of qualification for international protection. The updated ‘Country Guidance: Afghanistan’ paves the way for common policy and decision practices across the EU. 

11th November 2021 Read More

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Latest Publications

Country Guidance: Syria 2021

November 2021


COI report: Iraq Key Socio-economic Indicators for Baghdad, Basrah, and Sulaymaniyah

November 2021