The Geneva Convention Relating to the Status of Refugees is a text of international law which defines what a refugee is, what his or her rights are and what obligations the States Parties have in its regard. This document can be consulted in the "Textes" section of this website.
Proportion of asylum seekers having obtained international protection following an Ofpra decision.
One-stop counter for asylum applications (GUDA). The one-stop counter for asylum applications (known in French as Guichet Unique de Demande d’Asile - GUDA) is a counter that is composed of both prefecture agents and agents from the French Office for Immigration and Integration (OFII), working together with the specific purpose of registering asylum applications and evaluating material reception conditions.
There are 38 GUDAs across France.