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26 Apr 2021

This report is part of a series of two COI reports on Nigeria produced in 2021. The reports provide information relevant for international protection status determination for Nigerian applicants, and in particular for use in updating EASO's country guidance development on Nigeria.

This report is an update and expansion of the 2015 EASO COI report Nigeria, Sex Trafficking of women.

The first draft of this report was finalised on 1 March 2021. Any event taking place after this date is not included in this report.

26 Apr 2021

The purpose of this report is to provide relevant information regarding the socio-economic situation in the city of Damascus for use in the context of international protection status determination, including refugee status and subsidiary protection, and in particular for use in updating EASO’s country guidance development on Syria.

The report is an update of the EASO COI Report Syria - Socio-economic: Damascus city (February 2020).

This report is part of a series of Syria COI reports produced in 2021.

The drafting of this report was finalised on 13 April 2021. Any event taking place after this date is not included in this report.

09 Apr 2021

The purpose of this report is to provide relevant information regarding the military service in the Syrian Arab Army - the formal land forces of the national Syrian Armed forces - for international protection status determination, including refugee status and subsidiary protection, and in particular for use in updating EASO’s country guidance development on Syria.

This report is part of a series of Syria COI reports produced in 2021.

All reports (217)

Turkey

29 March 2018

L’objectif de ce COI Focus est de faire le point sur les conditions de sécurité en Turquie depuis le 12 juillet 2015, date qui annonce la rupture du cessez-le-feu entre les autorités turques et le Parti des travailleurs du Kurdistan (Partiya Karkeren Kurdistan, PKK), et plus spécifiquement entre le 14 septembre 2017 (date de la précédente mise à jour) et le 29 mars 2018. La recherche documentaire pour cette mise à jour s’est terminée le 29 mars 2018.

14 September 2017

This COI Focus describes the security situation in Tukey since 12 July 2015, when the cease-fire between the Turkish government and the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (Partiya Karkeren Kurdistan, PKK) came to an end, and more specifically the situation between 24 March 2017 (date of the previous update) and 14 September 2017.

16 November 2016

This Country Focus report on Turkey was written at the request of both the European Parliament and the European Council for general background information and more detailed information relevant for international protection status determination and for the assessment of the applicability of the safe country of origin concept to Turkey.

Venezuela

20 August 2020

The purpose of this report is to provide relevant information for the assessment of international protection status, including the determination of refugee status and subsidiary protection.

This COI report is a joint initiative of the European Asylum Support Office (EASO) and the Secretariat of the Intergovernmental Consultations on Migration, Asylum and Refugees (IGC). It builds on the first joint COI workshop between EASO and IGC, which covered Colombia and Venezuela and was held in Geneva in September 2019.

The drafting of this report was finalised on 20 July 2020. Any event taking place after this date is not included in this report.

 

15 May 2020

Het doel van dit onderzoek is een stand van zaken op te maken over de algemene situatie in Venezuela. Het onderzoek richt zich hierbij op de politieke situatie, de veiligheidssituatie en de socio-economische situatie van het land om een zo breed mogelijke analyse te maken van de huidige stand van zaken. De situatie van specifieke profielen, zoals bijvoorbeeld politieke activisten, vormen geen voorwerp van deze analyse. Het onderzoek richt zich in het bijzonder op de periode van 1 mei 2019 tot mei 2020. Het onderzoek werd afgesloten op 15 mei 2020.

01 July 2019

This COI Focus is an addendum to the COI Focus Venezuela. Situation sécuritaire of 4 April 2019. It sheds light on recent developments in Venezuela, in particular the attempted coup on 30 April 2019 and its political consequences for the opposition movement of Juan Guaidó and for the regime of President Nicolás Maduro. This COI Focus also surveys recently published information on the targets of human rights violations in Venezuela.

The reporting period of this COI Focus ends on 4 June 2019.

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