Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Athens, Greece (September 23, 2019)
Location: Throughout Greece
Event: Public service employees, municipal employees, mass media employees, public school teachers, public transportation, ferries and air traffic controllers plan to hold a 24 hour strike, beginning at 06:00 on Tuesday morning, on September 24, 2019. Public hospitals and ambulance service will operate with reduced staff.
Actions to Take:
- Avoid the demonstrations.
- Exercise caution if unexpectedly in the vicinity of large gatherings or protests
- Be aware of your surroundings.
- Monitor local media for updates.
- Check with airlines and ferries before your scheduled departure.
- U.S. Embassy Athens
+(30) 210-720-2490 (after hours)
- U.S. Consulate General Thessaloniki
- State Department – Consular Affairs
888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444
- Greece Country Information
- Enroll in Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive security updates