Call for applications Migration Media Award 2018

The 2018 edition of the Migration Media Award is now accepting applications until 15 May 2018. 

15th February 2018 Read More

Press Release: EASO releases overview of 2017 EU+ asylum trends

EU+ receives 43% fewer asylum applications in 2017The European Asylum Support Office (EASO) has published data on asylum trends in the EU+ in 2017 on a newly enhanced interactive portal. The results show a significant decrease in lodged applications for asylum compared with 2016, with 40% of decisions in 2017 being positive. 

1st February 2018 Read More

EASO publishes a Country of Origin Information (COI) report on Networks in Afghanistan.

Today, the European Asylum Support Office (EASO) published the Country of Origin Information (COI) Report titled ‘Afghanistan: Network

25th January 2018 Read More

Press Release: Afghanistan Security Situation

Today, the European Asylum Support Office (EASO) published a Country of Origin Information (COI) Report entitled ‘Afghanistan – security situation’. The report is a third update of the version first published in February 2015 and provides a comprehensive overview of the security situation in Afghanistan, information relevant for the protection status determination of Afghan asylum seekers.

22nd December 2017 Read More

Press Release: EASO signs new Special Support Plan with Cyprus

The European Asylum Support Office (EASO) and the Government of Cyprus have signed a new agreement that will see the Agency’s Special Support Plan (SSP) extended until 31 January 2019, with additional amendments to its tasks.

21st December 2017 Read More

Press Release: Somalia security situation

EASO publishes a Country of Origin Information (COI) report on security situation in SomaliaToday, the European Asylum Support Office (EASO) published a Country of Origin Information (COI) Report entitled ‘Somalia security situation'. The report is the third EASO COI report on Somalia, and provides an update of the EASO COI report on Somalia security situation, published in February 2016.  

20th December 2017 Read More

EASO publishes a Country of Origin Information (COI) report on Bangladesh

The European Asylum Support Office (EASO) has today published a Country of Origin Information (COI) Report entitled ‘Bangladesh – Country Overview’. The report provides an overview of the situation in Bangladesh, relevant for the international protection status determination of Bangladeshi applicants.

20th December 2017 Read More

Press Release: EASO and Italy sign new Operating Plan

EASO enhances support to Italian asylum systemThe European Asylum Support Office (EASO) and the Italian authorities have signed a new Operating Plan which will see the Agency expand its support in the country in 2018. 

18th December 2017 Read More

Press Release: EASO signs new Operating Plan with Greece

The European Asylum Support Office (EASO) and the Government of Greece have signed a new Operating Plan outlining the technical and operational support measures that the Agency will carry out in the country in 2018.

14th December 2017 Read More

EASO publishes a Country of Origin Information (COI) report on The Gambia

Today, the European Asylum Support Office (EASO) published a Country of Origin Information (COI) Report entitled ‘The Gambia – Country Focus’. The report provides an overview of selected topics on The Gambia, relevant for the determination of international protection status of Gambian applicants. Between January and September 2017, EU+ countries  received 10,715 applications from The Gambia. 

13th December 2017 Read More

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