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23 Jul 2021

Le présent rapport est une mise à jour du COI Focus du même nom daté du 7 juin 2021 qui couvrait la période allant du 1er janvier 2020 au 7 juin 2021. Il s’intéresse à l’attitude des autorités congolaises vis-à-vis de leurs ressortissants de retour après avoir quitté illégalement le pays et/ou avoir introduit une demande de protection internationale en Belgique et/ou y avoir séjourné.

La présente mise à jour se limite à des informations complémentaires communiquées au Cedoca le 2°juillet 2021 par l’Organisation internationale pour les migrations (OIM).

Le retour dans le pays d’origine doit être envisagé lorsque l’étranger ne réunit plus les conditions requises pour son séjour en Belgique. Ce retour peut être volontaire ou forcé.

14 Jul 2021

The purpose of this security situation report is to provide relevant information for the assessment 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.

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

This report analyses the security situation in Syria, focusing in particular on the situation of the civilian population. The reference period is 2020 and the first three months of 2021. The report is an update of the EASO COI Report Syria – Security situation (May 2020).

13 Jul 2021

Le présent document est une mise à jour du COI Focus daté du 17 décembre 2020 qui a pour titre Salvador. Retour au pays après un épisode migratoire. Il s’intéresse à la situation des Salvadoriens rentrés au pays de façon volontaire ou sous la contrainte depuis janvier 2015. La mise à jour concerne la période comprise entre le 8 décembre 2020 et le 30 juin 2021.

La recherche a été clôturée le 12 juillet 2021.

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30 October 2020

EASO COI Report Iraq Security Situation provides information about relevant security trends at national and governorate levels for the period 1 January 2019 – 31 July 2020.

This report is an update of the EASO COI report on Iraq, Security situation, published in March 2019.

This report is the last of a series of Iraq reports produced in 2020, covering – besides the security situation – also key socio-economic indicators and the targeting of individuals of different profiles.

The report was co-drafted by EASO and Belgium, Office of the Commissioner General for Refugees and Stateless Persons, Cedoca (Centre for Documentation and Research).

23 September 2020

This report is a part of a series of Iraq reports that will be produced in 2020. The reports provide information relevant for international protection status determination for Iraqi asylum seekers and will be used to inform the update of the chapter on Internal Protection Alternative within the EASO Country Guidance on Iraq 2020 update.

This report provides information on key socio-economic indicators in Iraq, focusing on Baghdad, Basra and Erbil. It highlights aspects of demographics, humanitarian context, IDPs/returnees, women, children, support networks, documents, and impact of COVID-19. Relevant indicators include the general economic situation, access to employment and livelihoods, poverty, food and water security, housing and living conditions, access to health care, and access to education.

This report is an update to the EASO COI Report Iraq Key Socio-economic Indicators published in February 2019.

The drafting of this report was finalised on 27 July 2020. Any event taking place after this date is not included in this report.

20 March 2020

The aim of this COI Focus is to examine the security situation in Central and Southern Iraq, including the capital Baghdad. The area comprises the provinces of Anbar, Diyala, Kirkuk, Ninewa and Salah al-Din (Central Iraq), the capital province of Baghdad and the provinces of Southern Iraq: Babil, Basra, Karbala, Maysan, al-Muthanna, Najaf, Qadisiya, Dhi Qar and Wasit. Research focused in particular on the period from March 2019 to January 2020.

This COI Focus is a partial update of the EASO report on the security situation in Iraq: EASO Country of Origin Report Iraq, Security Situation, March 2019.

This COI Focus was translated into English with the support of the Asylum, Migration and Integration Fund (AMIF) of the European Union.

20 November 2019

Deze COI Focus maakt een stand van zaken op van de veiligheidssituatie in de Noord-Iraakse provincies onder officiële controle van de Koerdische Regionale Regering (KRG), de zogenaamde Koerdische Autonome Regio (KAR). Deze regio bestaat uit de provincies Erbil, Suleimaniya en Dohuk.

Dit rapport is een update van het gelijknamige document dat dateert van 14 maart 2018 en het Iraq Security Situation Report van het European Asylum Support Office (EASO) dd. maart 2019. Het onderzoek liep tot 30 september 2019.

12 March 2019

This report provides a general overview of the security situation in Iraq, covering the following topics: a general background of recent conflicts in Iraq; the current political situation; information on the main armed actors and their territorial presence and role; an overview of recent security trends; the impact of the violence on the civilian population; and the impact of the violence on the state ability to secure law and order.

12 March 2019

The data on civilian deaths/incidents contained in this report was gathered, extracted, analysed and presented by Iraq Body Count (IBC), with coordination and facilitation by EASO’s Country of Origin Information (COI) sector team.