Location: Helsinki (Kaivopuisto Area), Finland
Event: Local authorities have notified the Embassy of a scheduled demonstration expected to take place in the Kaivopuisto area of Helsinki, Finland, on December 21, beginning at 12:00 p.m. The demonstration is expected to begin near the Olympic Terminal and proceed toward the U.S. Embassy, located at Itäinen Puistotie. The U.S. Embassy has advised its personnel to avoid the demonstration area.
Actions to Take:
• Avoid the areas of the demonstrations.
• Exercise caution if unexpectedly in the vicinity of large gatherings or protests
• Monitor local media for updates
• Keep a low profile.
For further information:
State Department – Consular Affairs
888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444