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MIGRIs new provider for Linguistic Origin Identification

MIGRIs new provider for Linguistic Origin Identification

Press Releases   •   Oct 07, 2018 10:25 CEST

On 2018 September 27th, , Verified received notification that its tender to carry out language analysis for the Finnish Immigration Service (Maahanmuuttovirasto) has been approved.

AI project awarded research grant

AI project awarded research grant

Press Releases   •   Apr 13, 2018 14:49 CEST

EASO convene meeting of asylum experts in Brussels
Interspeech 2017

Interspeech 2017

Press Releases   •   Sep 21, 2017 12:04 CEST

Professor Minematsu

Professor Minematsu

Press Releases   •   Sep 05, 2017 13:00 CEST

Verified is happy to have hosted a seminar by professor Minematsu of the Graduate School of Engineering, Department of Information and Communication Engineering.

Turkish government delegation visits Verified

Turkish government delegation visits Verified

Press Releases   •   Feb 02, 2017 16:42 CET

On 25 January Verified’s headquarters in Stockholm hosted a visit by a delegation from the government of the republic of Turkey.

Verified Wins Irish Tender

Verified Wins Irish Tender

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.

معايير الجودة في تحليل اللهجات المحكية على المحك

معايير الجودة في تحليل اللهجات المحكية على المحك

Press Releases   •   Aug 11, 2016 13:32 CEST

مرة أخرى نجد أن قضية التوازن الدقيق بين الجودة والسعر فيما يتعلق بالمشتريات الحكومية أصبحت من المواضيع الساخنة والمهمة، لاسيما وأن الهدف مرةً أخرى هو تحليل اللهجات اللغوية.

تتمتع بجودة عالية LOID تحليل اللهجة وفق طريقة
​When Going Cheap becomes Expensive - Quality in Language Analysis under Fire

​When Going Cheap becomes Expensive - Quality in Language Analysis under Fire

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.

Dyrt upphandla till lägsta pris

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.

The LOID Method: Superior Quality

The LOID Method: Superior Quality

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.

Verified new provider

Verified new provider

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.

The Kim-case: Almost all went wrong

The Kim-case: Almost all went wrong

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.

Quality initiative at Swedish Migration Agency prompts overhaul of language tests

Quality initiative at Swedish Migration Agency prompts overhaul of language tests

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.

Heckschers granskning klar – Migrationsverket gör om upphandling?

Heckschers granskning klar – Migrationsverket gör om upphandling?

Press Releases   •   Jul 20, 2015 10:07 CEST

Sten Heckschers utredning om Migrationsverket och språktester visar på flera möjligheter för myndigheten att bli bättre.

The Migration Agency’s use of language analysis to be investigated

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.

​Insufficient language analysis – debate in the Parliament

​Insufficient language analysis – debate in the Parliament

Press Releases   •   Mar 31, 2015 13:56 CEST

There will be questions and answers in the Swedish Parliament on insufficient language analysis.

​EA20, reviewing and language tests

​EA20, reviewing and language tests

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.

​Migrationsverket tvingas ompröva

​Migrationsverket tvingas ompröva

Press Releases   •   Mar 16, 2015 11:00 CET

Efter en dom i Migrationsdomstolen, Stockholm, tvingas Migrationsverket nu backa i fallet om den nordkorean som SR Ekot tidigare rapporterat om.