Country of Origin Information Unit (COI Unit) is a part of the Department for Refugee Status Determination within the structure of the Office of Foreigners. Its task is to collect and analyze the information describing the situation in the countries where the persons applying for refugee status in Poland coming from.
It is responsible for prepareing reports and analysis ourselves but also best expertsare asked to cooperate with it. Its goal is to understand the current situation in the foreign countries and problems which cause the influx of refugees to Europe and to Poland.
It collects the source materials such as books, maps, international organization reports in our in-house library. Collection contains the publication on on a number of relevant subject areas such as migration and refugee law, human rights, minorities, culture etc.