EASO publishes a Country of Origin Information (COI) report on Eritrea

Today, the European Asylum Support Office (EASO) published a Country of Origin Information (COI) report on Eritrea. The report provides updated information on selected topics (National Service, exit from Eritrea, and treatment of returnees), relevant for international protection status determination.

30th September 2019 Read More

EASO’s 2020 Work Programme adopted by EASO Management Board

EU+ Member States repeat recognition of turnaround in management and internal control systems.

25th September 2019 Read More

EASO and Cyprus sign Hosting Agreement

Support for Cypriot authorities continues to be scaled-up 

19th September 2019 Read More

Asylum applications up by 26% in July, but remain dramatically lower than during the 2015-2016 crisis

Member States processed, and rejected, more applications.

17th September 2019 Read More

European Parliament recognises the progress made by EASO to reform its governance

European Parliament recognises the progress made by EASO to reform its governanceIn just one year EASO has implemented 79% of an ambitious Governance Action Plan.

6th September 2019 Read More

Asylum applications in the EU+ up by 10 % in the first half of 2019 from the same period in 2018

Applications from Latin America reached a new peak.

12th August 2019 Read More

EASO and IOM sign Working Arrangement

The European Asylum Support Office (EASO) and the International Organization for Migration (IOM) have established a formal cooperation framework to guide the relevant areas of common work in the fields of international protection and migration management.

22nd July 2019 Read More

EASO and Frontex sign updated Cooperation Plan

Today the European Asylum Support Office (EASO) and the European Border and Coast Guard Agency (Frontex), strengthened their cooperation in their respective work on asylum, border control and migration management.

18th July 2019 Read More

Nationals from Colombia and Peru apply for asylum in the EU+ in record numbers

The monthly total of applications for international protection remains relatively stable.

9th July 2019 Read More

EASO publishes two new country guidance notes on Iraq and Afghanistan

EASO has published the ‘Country Guidance: Iraq’ and the updated ‘Country Guidance: Afghanistan’. The documents reflect the common assessment of EU Member States of the situation in two of the main countries of origin for applicants applying in the EU. They are based on recently published EASO Country of Origin Information Reports and provide a detailed analysis in terms of international protection needs and qualification in accordance with the applicable EU asylum legislation.

4th July 2019 Read More

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