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Pascal Brice

BRICE (Pascal, Raphael, Abel), was born on September 24, 1966. He has been honored from France’s National Order of the Legion of Honor. He received his undergraduate degree at the Institute of Political Studies (l’Institut d’études politiques). He is a former student of the École nationale d’administration, one of the most prestigious of France’s grandes écoles.


  • 1991-1993: Student at the École nationale d’administration
  • March 1st 1993: Appointed as Secretary of Foreign Affairs
  • 1993-1996: Appointed as the Second Secretary in Rabat (Morocco)
  • 1996-1998: At the Central Administration (European Cooperation)
  • 1996-1998: Assigned as a Technical Advisor to the Office of the Minister for Agriculture and Fisheries
  • 1999-2002: Assigned as the Technical Advisor to the Minister’s Office
  • 2002-2006: Deputy Director of International Affairs
  • 2006-2010: Consul General in Barcelona
  • June-December 2012: Diplomatic Advisor to the Ministry of Economy and Finance
  • December 2012: Seconded as the Director of the French Office for the Protection of Refugees and Stateless Persons
  • July 12th, 2013: Named Knight of the Legion of Honor
  • September 1st, 2016: Appointed and established in the corps of plenipotentiary ministers
  • About the General Director of the OFPRA

    (Office for the Protection of Refugees and Stateless Persons)

    The OFPRA is managed by a General Director appointed by the decree of the President of the Republic on a joint proposal by the Minister for Asylum and the Minister of Foreign Affairs. Decisions on asylum applications are made on behalf of the General Director. The General Director prepares and carries out all decisions of the Board of Directors and manages the Office, of which the services are placed under his authority. In this capacity, the General Director is the authorizing Officer of the receipts and the expenses of the establishment; he represents the Office in court and in all acts of civil life. He recruits, appoints and manages all full time and contract employees. He presides over the various joint bodies of the Office; he concludes contracts and agreements binding the establishment, and reports to the Board of Directors.


    • General Director of the Office, Office of Office for the Protection of Refugees and Stateless Persons