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  • COI Portal

    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

Belarusian asylum applications increase in September, yet remain at low levels

During the first nine months of 2020, applications for asylum in the EU+  by all nationalities dropped by 35 % compared to the same period in 2019. In September applications crept up by 7 % over August, but national asylum authorities continued to issue more decisions despite the challenges. 

26th November 2020 Read More

Age Assessment Process: Child applicants and their right to information New EASO & Council of Europe Animation

World Children's Day is an opportunity for advocating, promoting and celebrating children’s rights. Such rights include safeguarding the specific needs of child applicants for international protection. Age assessment process can be a useful and valid instrument to ensure the right to identity.

20th November 2020 Read More

EASO more than doubles operational productivity in 2020

Despite challenges posed by COVID-19 in 2020, the European Asylum Support Office (EASO) has dramatically upscaled its operational presence and increased support to Cyprus, Greece, Italy and Malta, in some cases by between twice and three times 2019 levels.

19th November 2020 Read More

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Latest Publications

Judicial analysis Exclusion: Articles 12 and 17 Qualification Directive Second edition

October 2020


Compilation of jurisprudence Exclusion: Articles 12 and 17 Qualification Directive Second edition

October 2020