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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.

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Colombia

19 October 2020

Dit onderzoek buigt zich over de specifieke situatie van seksuele minderheden en transgenders in Colombia. Cedoca gebruikt in deze COI Focus de term seksuele minderheden en transgenders steeds in zijn geheel om de situatie voor deze groep personen te beschrijven. Indien er verschillende situaties worden vastgesteld voor enerzijds seksuele minderheden of anderzijds transgenders geeft Cedoca dit steeds duidelijk aan. Daar waar de bron zelf de term LGBT gebruikt, neemt Cedoca de terminologie van de bron consequent over. Deze COI Focus behandelt de periode januari 2015 tot september 2020 en bestaat uit drie delen. Het onderzoek werd afgesloten op 19 oktober 2020.

27 July 2020

Dit onderzoek maakt een stand van zaken op van de veiligheidssituatie in Colombia. Het richt zich in het bijzonder op de periode van december 2019 tot juli 2020. Dit document is een update van de gelijknamige COI Focus van november 2019.

13 November 2019

Het doel van dit onderzoek is een stand van zaken op te maken over de veiligheidssituatie in Colombia. Het onderzoek richt zich in het bijzonder op de periode van 1 januari 2019 tot eind oktober 2019. Het onderzoek werd afgesloten op 30 oktober 2019.

07 June 2018

La présente recherche vise à dresser un état des lieux de la situation sécuritaire en République de Colombie. Elle constitue une mise à jour du COI Focus Colombie. Situation sécuritaire daté du 3 juillet 2017 et porte plus particulièrement sur la période allant de juillet 2017 à mai 2018. Elle a été clôturée le 1er juin 2018.

03 July 2017

La guerre civile en cours, la plus longue au monde, franchit en 2016 une étape majeure, avec la ratification par le Congrès le 30 novembre 2016 d’un accord de paix conclu entre le gouvernement et les FARC.

Congo, Democratic Republic of the

20 January 2020

This report is an update of the COI Report of 14 June 2019. It concerns the attitude of the Congolese authorities to their returning nationals after they have left the country illegally and/or have applied for international protection in Belgium and/or have lived there. This study does not cover the treatment accorded by the authorities to returning nationals because of their political, ethnic, religious or terrorist profile.

A return to the country of origin is considered where the foreigner no longer meets the conditions required for him to stay in Belgium. That return may be voluntary or forced.

This report covers the period from May to December 2019. The literature search for this update was completed on 17 December 2019.

This report was translated from French into English by the UK Home Office. The translation was reviewed by Cedoca.

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