• China General Assembly 2015 (1)
    OSAC participants traveled from all over Greater China to convene in Guangzhou, China to attend the inaugural China General Assembly, May 2015.
    

Global

Long Lines as Nigeria Fuel Supplies Resume
Striking oil-sector workers have agreed to return to work and the Nigerian government has agreed to pay outstanding subsidies to oil suppliers. As…

The Importance of Being Prepared
Emergency preparedness has become a critical consideration for U.S. citizens traveling overseas. Development of a safety- and security-minded culture…

Implications of the Russia-China Cyber Agreement
Russia and China signed 32 bilateral agreements on May 8, including a cybersecurity deal assessed by some as an attempt to create a unified front and…

Consular Reporting

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Yerevan (Armenia), Demonstration Notice
A large demonstration is expected to be held today on Wednesday, May 27, 2015, beginning at 7:00 PM. The participants are expected to march from the…

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Yekaterinburg (Russia), May 28 Border Guard Day…
U.S. Consulate General Yekaterinburg informs U.S. citizens that Thursday, May 28, 2015, is Border Guard Day in Russia. Traditionally on this day,…

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Skopje (Macedonia), Political Protests Wednesday
The civil association “Citizens for Macedonia” will stage a protest march at 18:00 today, May 27, in front of the Government Building in downtown…