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27 Nov 2019 | 09:59 AM UTC

Germany: Climate activists to protest nationwide November 29

Several climate marches scheduled across Germany on November 29; heightened security presence and localized transportation disruptions expected

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Event

The Fridays for Future activist group has called for protest in numerous cities in Germany on Friday, November 29. Berlin, Frankfurt, Hamburg, Munich, Dusseldorf, and Koln will be affected, though additional protests are expected across Germany. Thousands of participants are expected to attend the protests, resulting in significant business and transportation disruptions.

A heightened security presence and localized transportation disruptions are expected in the affected areas.

Context

The protests are part of worldwide disruptive protests ongoing since November 2018 to demand increased action to address climate change issues and come ahead the COP25 climate conference to take place in Madrid between December 2-December 13.

Advice

Individuals in Germany are advised to monitor developments to the situation, avoid all protests and demonstrations as a precaution, anticipate a heightened security presence and localized transportation disruptions around protest sites, and adhere to all instructions issued by local authorities.