Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy, Warsaw (January 10, 2024) 

Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy, Warsaw (January 10, 2024)  Location: Warsaw, from the Sejm Rzeczypospolitej Polskiej (ul. Wiejska, Matejki, Skwer Reagana) traveling along Ujazdowskie and ending at Plac Powstańców Warszawy.

Event: A demonstration entitled March of Free Poles organized by the Law and Justice party (PiS) will occur on Thursday, January 11, 2024, from 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Due to the potential size of the crowds, serious traffic congestion may occur, including near the Embassy.  Police expect the demonstration to be peaceful, though the possibility for demonstrations to escalate always exists.

In the event of an emergency, call 1-1-2 for Polish Emergency Services.

Actions to Take: 

·         Avoid crowds and demonstrations. 

·         Be aware of your surroundings. 

·         Keep a low profile. 

·         Monitor local media for updates. 

·         Enroll in Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive security updates. 

·         Refer to our website for the latest Alerts and Messages for U.S. citizens: https://pl.usembassy.gov/u-s-citizen-services/security-and-travel-information/ 

Assistance: 

 U.S. Embassy, Warsaw, Poland  Aleje Ujazdowskie 29/31, Piękna 12  00-539, Warsaw  +48 22 504 2784 (business hours)  +48 22 504 2000 (after-hours emergencies involving U.S. citizens)  ACSWarsaw@state.gov https://pl.usembassy.gov/u-s-citizen-services/ 

U.S. Consulate General, Krakow, Poland
Ul. Stolarska 9 

31-043 Krakow, Poland
+48 12 424 5100 (business hours)
+48 22 504 2000 (after-hours emergencies involving U.S. Citizens)

https://pl.usembassy.gov/embassy-consulate/krakow/ 

U.S. Consular Agency, Poznan, Poland Ul. Paderewskiego 8 room 06, 61-770 Poznan  Tel: +48 61 851 8516  

ConsularAgencyPoznan@state.govhttps://pl.usembassy.gov/embassy-consulate/consular-agency-poznan/ 

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