• Karachi CC Meeting - May 2017
    Over 50 participants from nearly 40 organizations in Karachi and the surrounding area attended an OSAC Country Council meeting on regional security dynamics and crime trends in Karachi, Pakistan on May 3, 2017.
    

Global

Hajj 2017: A Safety & Security Guide
The Hajj is an annual Islamic pilgrimage the city of Mecca in Saudi Arabia. Completing the Hajj is a mandatory religious duty for Muslims, to be…

OSAC Threat Assessment: 2017 Oktoberfest in Munich
Oktoberfest 2017 will take place in the Theresienwiese area of Munich from September 16 to October 3. The annual event is predicted to see as many as…

Taipei 2017 World University Games
Taiwan will host the 29th Summer Universiade from August 19-30. The event, also known as the World University Games, is expected to feature more than…

Consular Reporting

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Oslo (Norway), Demonstration Notice
The Embassy has been notified of a planned demonstration across from the Embassy main entrance on Saturday, August 19, 2017.

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Vancouver (Canada), Demonstrations
The U.S. Consulate General informs U.S. citizens that demonstrations and rallies by opposing groups including “Worldwide Coalition Against Islam” and…

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Bern (Switzerland), Demonstrations
Demonstrations are expected to take place on August 14, 2017 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the main train station in Bern and then possibly move to…