Meeting on Afghans in Iran – Brussels, 13 February 2018

On 13 February 2018, EASO organised a Practical Cooperation meeting on Afghans in Iran. This meeting brought together Country of Origin Information (COI) researchers from the Afghanistan COI Specialists Network, the Iran COI Specialists Network and caseworkers and decision makers experienced on the topic of Afghans in Iran. The Norwegian Landinfo and Swedish Lifos presented the outcomes of their recent fact-finding mission to Iran, and the founder and CEO of the Iranian NGO HAMI, Fatemeh Ashrafi, presented a detailed view of the current situation of Afghan migrants in the country. During a break-out session, case-workers and decision-makers discussed decision practices in the different EU+ countries.

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