About CORICORI is an independent centre providing specialist research and training on COI to support refugee status determination (RSD).
CORI works internationally with all parties to RSD including Governments, lnter-governmental bodies, NGO's and Legal Representatives. We provide commissioned reports and knowledge management services and work to raise standards of COI production and application through capacity building and bespoke training.
We provide the following services;
Case Specific Research and Court Ready Research Bundles
Country and Thematic Research Analysis and Reports
International Consultancy and Training
- Knowledge and Information Management
- Capacity Building
Recent Consultancy Commissions
Danish Refugee Council/Ukrainian State Committee for Nationality and Religions
CORI was commissioned by the Danish Refugee Council (DRC) to set up a COI Unit for the Ukrainian authorities. This forms part of the DRC project
Asylum and Protection Capacity in Ukraine by Enhancing the Capacity
of Governmental and Civil Society Stakeholders in a Participatory Approach and
Cross-sector Co-operation’. During the four week consultancy CORI developed an infrastructure, operations manual, template forms, referal system, database and provided training to research staff.
Austrian Red Cross/Austrian Centre for Country of Origin & Asylum Research and Documentation (ACCORD)
CORI was commisisoned to provide an extensive consultation paper on mainstreaming gender within a web based research database used by legal representatives internationally in preparing asylum and human rights claims.