Country of origin information
THIS MODULE IS AVAILABLE FOR TRANSLATION
Country of origin information researchers & asylum case officers
20h online learning
2 days face-to-face
English & German
Version 5 (2019)
ENTRY REQUIREMENTS & PREREQUISITES
The aim of this module is to empower COI researchers and asylum case officers to achieve COI quality standards, which is critical to ensuring high-quality information about countries of origin.
This module outlines the role of country-of-origin information (COI) in international protection procedures. It provides an overview of how to develop COI questions from a case and how to select, assess and validate sources and information, along with practical research skills for COI topics. The module also deals with how to best present COI research, draft COI queries and peer review COI products.
Find relevant, accurate and balanced information on countries of origin from reliable sources
Present the information in a transparent and traceable way
Undertake a peer review of a COI product