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Information for refugees from Ukraine – Інформація для біженців з України – Информация для беженцев из Украины.

Asylum statistics for August

In August 2023, 3001 asylum applications were registered in Switzerland, 832 more than in the previous month (+38.4%). Compared to August 2022, the number of asylum applications increased by 955. The most important countries of origin were Turkey and Afghanistan.

Protection Status S has proved its worth

Protection Status S, which was activated for the first time after Russia's attack on Ukraine, has proved its worth overall. An evaluation group concludes that a collective solution was indispensable to relieve the Swiss asylum system.

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Annual Report, statistics and further publications.

SEM introduces itself

Information on SEM’s structure and activities.

Information for schools

(Most information in German)

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