02 December 2013

Thematic Focus: Country of Origin Information/Evidence


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.


"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]

"Country Condition Evidence, Human Rights Experts, and Asylum-Seekers: Educating U.S. Adjudicators on Country Conditions in Asylum Cases," Immigration Briefings, no. 13-09 (Sept. 2013) [text via SSRN]

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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