Press Releases • Nov 13, 2017 12:03 CET
Press Releases • Sep 21, 2016 13:50 CEST
On 12 September Verified received notification that its tender to carry out language analysis for the Republic of Ireland’s Office of the Refugee Applications Commissioner (ORAC) had been approved over that of the incumbent provider, Sprakab.
Press Releases • Jun 10, 2016 15:31 CEST
Yet again the delicate balance between quality and price in public procurement has come under fire—and yet again the target is language analysis.
Press Releases • Jun 07, 2016 11:26 CEST
Offentliga upphandlingar ska ge så mycket som möjligt för de skattemedel som finansierar upphandlande myndighet. Men det blir i stället ofta det motsatta, hävdar Anna Johansson, Poolia och Fredrik Tamm, Double Check, i en debattartikel i Dagens Samhälle.
Press Releases • May 26, 2016 11:06 CEST
The tender for language analysis services released for public tender by the Swedish Migration Agency late last year was won by Verified a few months ago. Among the essential requirements specified by the agency was quality.
Press Releases • Feb 16, 2016 11:59 CET
Following 15 months of innumerable attacks in media and an official investigation regarding use of language testing in the asylum procedure, the Swedish Migration Agency chose to terminate the contract with the provider of language tests before the full term.
Press Releases • Oct 09, 2015 18:13 CEST
The Swedish Migration Agency wanted the 15-year old boy Kim to be extradited to China. Media did not take any notice, or at least did not publish the correction done by TT claiming that SPRAKAB did only insinuate that the boy Kim was from China and did not write that in their reports.
Press Releases • Sep 21, 2015 11:45 CEST
December 2, 2014, Swedish Migration Agency Director-General Anders Danielsson declares 2015 “Year of Quality”. Proving determination to match the motto, December 19, 2014, Sten Heckscher, former president of the Swedish Supreme Administrative Court as well as head of the National Police Board, is given the task of evaluating authority use of linguistic evidence in the asylum procedure.
Press Releases • Jul 20, 2015 10:07 CEST
Sten Heckschers utredning om Migrationsverket och språktester visar på flera möjligheter för myndigheten att bli bättre.
Press Releases • Apr 20, 2015 16:03 CEST
The Swedish Migration Agency has launched an investigation to evaluate the use of language analysis in asylum procedures.
Press Releases • Mar 31, 2015 13:56 CEST
There will be questions and answers in the Swedish Parliament on insufficient language analysis.
Press Releases • Mar 17, 2015 10:22 CET
Language tests as a tool in asylum investigations were questioned in Swedish Television show “Uppdrag Granskning” broadcasted 4th March 2015. Cases at the Swedish Migration Agency, including cases where the questioned analyst ea20 had been involved, were scrutinized.