02 December 2013

Thematic Focus: Country of Origin Information/Evidence

Opportunity:

Researching Country of Origin Information, Vienna/Online, Feb.-March 2014 [info]
- The e-training portion will take place from  17 February 2014-17 March 2014; the concluding face-to-face meeting in Vienna is scheduled for 20 March 2014. Apply by 31 January 2014.

Publications:

"Asking for Too Much? The Role of Corroborating Evidence in Asylum Proceedings in the United States & United Kingdom," Fordham International Law Journal, vol. 36, no. 6 (2013) [abstract]

NGOs Working on Country of Origin Information in Europe: A Mapping Exercise (Asylum Research Consultancy & Dutch Council for Refugees, Oct. 2013) [text via ECOI Blog]

Recognising Victims of Torture in National Asylum Procedures A Comparative Overview of Early Identification of Victims and their Access to Medico-legal Reports in Asylum-receiving Countries (IRCT, Nov. 2013) [text]
- Investigates in part "how widely medico-legal reports (MLRs) are acknowledged as a relevant evidential tool within the national asylum procedure."

Researching and Using Country of Origin Information in RAIO Adjudications: Training Module (USCIS, updated May 2013 [text]
- Note: RAIO = Refugee, Asylum, and International Operations Directorate.

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