A centre that provides information relevant to the asylum process to anyone who may need it, including migrants, lawyers, judges and government officials. It provides accurate, unbiased and up-to-date research on countries of origin, and is key to improving the effectiveness of the process and the quality of asylum decisions.
Smart practices report and database survey
About the report
People migrate in pursuit of a better life for themselves and their families. As described in the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies’ (IFRC) Policy on Migration, “migrants are persons who leave or flee their habitual residence to go to new places – usually abroad – to seek opportunities or safer and better prospects.