Reception, admission and case processing

MIRPS Regional Technical Team

Participating countries

Leading country


Costa Rica

El Salvador






Advisory panel

2024 Objective

Asylum Capacity Support Group

Continue strengthening national institutions responsible for refugee status determination processes by improving technical capacities and developing national asylum procedures, systems, and good practices that enhance efficiency, fairness, and quality, in accordance with the capacity and needs of each country and with the support and assistance of members of the MIRPS Support Platform, UNHCR, OAS, and other partnerships.

2024 Products

Recommendations on accessible procedures for RSD in cases of children and adolescents and identification of Good practices from the region.

Training on research, validation, verification and applicability of reliable and relevant Country-of-Origin Information.
Regional glossary of terms and concepts applicable to Refugee Status Determination procedures.
Peer-to-peer learning on digitization of refugee application files, platforms for processing procedures, and implementation of biometrics in asylum processes.

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