Updated on 12 December 2019
A climate change demonstration is scheduled in Madrid on Friday, 13 December. Protesters
are expected to gather at 10:30 (local time) at Plaza de la Constitucion and will later march
to Parque Lorenzo Azofra. The protest is scheduled to coincide with the Madrid COP25
meeting’s last day. A heightened security presence and localized transportation disruptions
are likely. Demonstrations in other locations can not be ruled out.
Depicted below in the image below (yellow icon) are the locations gathers are will march
from. Exact routes are not available.
Blocked roads due to protests
Increased traffic, especially near city centers and government buildings
Protests and demonstrations, which can attract unwanted attention
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 to travel
Prepare for disruptions caused by protests
Avoid traveling through city centers, instead utilizing bypasses
Monitor local and social media for updates
Enroll in a Safe Traveler program to receive warnings from your preferred embassy
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