• MEWG Meeting - April 2017 (3)
    Stevan Bernard - Executive Vice President at Sony Pictures Entertainment for Security, Environment, Health and Safety – opens up the Media and Entertainment Working Group’s Spring meeting on April 21, 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: Ottawa (Canada), Planned Demonstration on August 22
The U.S. Embassy in Ottawa informs U.S. citizens of a possible demonstration near the U.S. Embassy on August 22, 2017, from approximately 12:00 to…

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Managua (Nicaragua), Recent Heightened Activity at…
The San Cristobal Volcano, located in Chinandega, erupted in the early morning of August 18th and is intermittently emitting gas and ash.

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Helsinki (Finland), Incident in Turku
U.S. Embassy Helsinki is aware of a stabbing incident in Turku, Finland. The Embassy is working with local authorities to identify and provide…