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Recent reports

06 Dec 2021

The report was drafted by COI specialists from COI units of the Norwegian Country of Origin Information Centre (Landinfo), the Office of the Commissioner General for Refugees and Stateless Persons (CGRS) and the State Secretariat for Migration (SEM).

It provides information for the processing of individual applications for international protection and does not contain policy guidelines or opinions and does not pass judgement on the merits of applications for international protection.

The report describes the system of criminal procedures in the Islamic Republic of Iran (IRI), including actors such as the court system and law enforcement agencies, as well as related judicial documents. It aims to cover relevant aspects of these subjects but should not be taken as exhaustive.

25 Nov 2021

Le présent rapport dresse un état des lieux de la situation sécuritaire en République centrafricaine (RCA). Il porte sur la période allant du 1er juin 2020 au 7 novembre 2021, date de la clôture de la recherche, mais se focalise surtout sur le conflit armé entre le gouvernement et l’alliance rebelle Coalition des patriotes pour le changement (CPC) déclenché en décembre 2020 et les séquelles de ces violences. Ce COI Focus constitue une mise à jour du COI Focus du 23 juin 2020.

25 Nov 2021

This report provides information on key socio-economic indicators in Iraq, focusing on the cities of Baghdad, Basrah, and Sulaymaniyah and highlights aspects of the legal and administrative requirements for Iraqis to enter and settle in the respective city, ID documents and access to basic services, the situation of IDPs and returnees, and the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.

This report is an update to the EASO COI Report: Iraq Key Socio-economic Indicators, published in September 2020.

The reference period for this report covers the time period between 1 August 2020 and 15 October 2021.

This report is a part of a series of Iraq reports that will be produced in 2021-2022.

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Syria

09 April 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.

05 May 2020

This report analyses the security situation in Syria, focusing in particular on the situation of the civilian population. The reference period is 2019 and the first two months of 2020. The drafting of this report was finalised on 6 March 2020. Some additional information was added during the finalisation of this report in response to feedback received during the quality control process until 8 April 2020.

01 April 2020

The report analyses the situation of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) and returnees in Syria.

This report provides information relevant for international protection status determination for Syrian applicants for international protection, and will be used in the development of a country guidance note on Syria.

The first draft of this report was finalised on 12 December 2019. Some additional information was added during the finalisation of this report in response to feedback received during the quality control process, until 12 March 2020. Any event taking place after this date is not included in this report.

10 March 2020

The purpose of this report is to provide relevant information regarding the targeting of individuals in Syria, for international protection status determination, including refugee status and subsidiary protection, and in particular for use in EASO’s country guidance development on Syria.

The drafting of this report was finalised on 5 December 2019. Some additional information was added during the finalisation of this report in response to feedback received during the quality control process, until 30 January 2019. Any event taking place after this date is not included in this report.

13 February 2020

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

This report was finalised on 30 January 2020. Any event taking place after this date is not included in this report.

07 February 2020

The purpose of this report is to analyse the situation of women in Syria, focusing mainly on the general situation of women in the country while also paying special attention to area-specific features in those parts of Syria under the control of non-state armed groups, information relevant for international protection status determination, including refugee status and subsidiary protection, and in particular to inform the EASO country guidance development on Syria.

The first draft of this report was finalised on 18 November 2019. Some additional information was added during the finalisation of this report in response to feedback received during the quality control process, until 10 January 2020. Any event taking place after this date is not included in this report.

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