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Climate Demonstration Alert

Updated on 25 November 2019

The Situation:

Fridays for Future has called for another global climate strike, referred to as Global Strike 4

Future, on Friday, 29 November 2019. Over 5,000 demonstrations are expected around the

world on this Global Day of Climate Action.

The intention of the demonstrations is to gear up for the 2019 United Nations Climate

Change Conference, also known as COP25, that will be held from 2-13 December 2019.

An estimated 6 million people participated in a similar series of demonstrations around the

globe from September 20th to 27th .

Supporting organizations and unions may use this time to push additional agendas.

For specific times and locations, an interactive map can be found by following the link.

Possible Effects:

  • Blocked roads due to protests/riots

  • Increased traffic, especially near city centers and government buildings

  • Protests and demonstrations, which will likely draw large crowds

  • Limited transportation services, especially throughout major cities

  • Increased presence of security personnel, such as local police

Mitigating Factors to Apply:

  • Avoid all protests and large crowds, which have the possibility of turning violent

  • Allow extra time for travel

  • Prepare for disruptions caused by public transportation strikes and protests

  • Avoid traveling through city centers, instead utilizing bypasses

  • Monitor local and social media for updates

  • Enroll in the Safe Traveler program to receive warnings from your preferred embassy

DISCLAIMER and Hold Harmless

Disclaimer: LSDS gathers information from multiple sources and offers insight and perspective to travelers. Sources cannot be validated for accuracy in every instance. Travelers assume all risk associated with their travel and are responsible for the decisions associated with travel and for their own safety. Users of this reference document agree, to hold harmless LSDS (LLC) its employees and clients associated with any risk or injury incurred during travel.

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