The first forum available on the community platform is the “COI Forum”, managed by Asylum Research Centre (UK, former name: Asylum Research Consultancy) and the Dutch Council for Refugees:
Requests for membership to the COI Forum can be directed to Asylum Research Centre. Please follow these instructions: COI Forum Governance & Membership info. While the community platform is run by ACCORD / the Austrian Red Cross, we are not involved in the moderation or the granting of membership for the COI Forum.The COI Forum is a free online tool for all COI researchers and users of COI working in refugee status determination to share publications and ideas on COI research and sources, as well as to develop shared resources. The COI Forum is open to such organisations and individuals, subject to approval by the COI Forum moderators, but is a confidential private discussion group only for the use of its members."
To access the community platform, you need an ecoi.net account. Registration for ecoi.net is free.
Please note that there is currently no plan to create public forums on the platform.
Please see the Forum help for details on how to post and use this platform.
Please respect the Forum rules.
If you have questions or problems, contact us.