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

Press Release: Afghanistan in Focus

EASO publishes two Country of Origin Information (COI) reports on the targeting of individuals in Afghanistan.

12th December 2017 Read More

Joint Press Release of Italian Government and EASO: Italy and EASO sign Hosting Arrangement

Hosting arrangement between Italy and EASO on the establishment of an operational office in Rome. 

22nd November 2017 Read More

Press Release: EASO discusses cooperation with Civil Society

EASO meets with stakeholders to discuss synergies in managing asylum in the EU 

17th November 2017 Read More

EASO Executive Director is visiting Cyprus to reaffirm EASO’s support to the country’s asylum services.

The Executive Director of the European Asylum Support Office (EASO), José Carreira, is visiting Cyprus today in the framework of the agency’s ongoing efforts to enhance its support to Cyprus.

20th September 2017 Read More

Press Release: Afghanistan in Focus

EASO publishes a Country of Origin Information (COI) report on key socio-economic indicators, state protection, and mobility in Kabul City, Mazar-e Sharif, and Herat City in Afghanistan

23rd August 2017 Read More

Press Release:EASO and the Italian Ombudsperson for Children and Adolescents are working together to strengthen the protection system for unaccompanied minors

At the end of July 2017, the European Asylum Support Office and the Italian authorities signed the Amendment to the EASO Operating Plan to Italy. EASO has started cooperating with the Italian Ombudsperson for Children and Adolescents (Autorità garante per l'infanzia e l’adolescenza) implementing further support measures related to the guardianship system in Italy.

10th August 2017 Read More

Press Release: EASO’s Hotline in Italy for the EU Relocation Programme

EASO’S Hotline in Italy creates communication opportunities and explains the benefits of the EU Relocation Programme for the persons in need of international protection currently residing on the Italian territory.The European Asylum Support Office (EASO), as part of the Communication Campaign for the EU Relocation Programme, has launched an Info Hotline, in an effort to inform persons in need of international protection, coming from eligible countries of origin, about the possibilities of applying for the EU Relocation Programme, as well as emphasizing the main message that Relocation is the safe and legal way to move from Italy to another European country!

8th August 2017 Read More

Press Release: Pakistan security situation

Today, the European Asylum Support Office (EASO) published a Country of Origin Information (COI) Report entitled ‘Pakistan security situation’. The report is the second update of the security chapter of the EASO COI report on Pakistan, Country Overview, published in August 2015 1, first updated in July 2016, and provides information relevant for the protection status determination of Pakistani asylum seekers.

4th August 2017 Read More

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