Demonstration Alert – U. S. Embassy Bern, Switzerland (March 13, 2019)
|Subject:||U.S. Embassy Bern – Demonstration Alert|
|Location:||Geneva, Lausanne, Fribourg, Neuchatel, Sion, and Jura, Switzerland (Possibly other cities)|
Planned demonstrations related to climate change are expected to take place in a variety of locations around Switzerland on Friday, March 15, 2019 between 10:30 and 17:00. Sites include: Geneva, Lausanne, Fribourg, Neuchatel, Sion, and Jura. Other cities may be added.
A separate demonstration related to UN policy is expected to take place at the United Nations in Geneva on Monday, March 18, 2019 between 09:00 and 18:00.
Expect moderate to severe traffic disruptions during these demonstrations.
|Actions to take:||– Avoid the areas of the demonstrations
– Monitor local media for information about specific demonstrations
– Exercise caution if unexpectedly in the vicinity of large gatherings or protests
– Keep a low profile
– Follow the instructions of local authorities at all times
|Assistance:||U.S. Embassy Bern, Switzerland
031 357 70 11 (dialing within Switzerland)
+41 31 357 70 11 (dialing from overseas)