Subject: Large Events in Bratislava City Center on Saturday, July 22
Location: Slobody Namestie and City Center
Time: 12:00 PM
Event: The U.S. Embassy would like to advise about large gatherings of people related to the annual Pride event and parade and additional march organized by Alliance for the Family in the city center.
Actions to Take:
· Stay aware of spontaneous counter-protests;
· If altercations or violence occurs, remove yourself and any family/group members from the area immediately to a safe location (police officer, known public area, etc.);
· If you plan to visit restaurants or bars after the conclusion of the event, remain in the city center and close to police resources and
· Set a predetermined time and location to meet with friends and family should you become separated.
- Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program(STEP) to receive security messages and make it easier to locate you in an emergency.
- Contact the U.S. Embassy in Slovakia located at Hviezdoslavovo namestie 4-5 in Bratislava, at +02 5443 0861, from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM Monday through Friday. The after-hours emergency number for U.S. citizens is +0903 703 666.
- To reach Consular Affairs in Washington, D.C., call 1-888-407-4747 toll-free in the United States and Canada or 1-202-501-4444 from other countries from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m – Eastern Standard Time, Monday through Friday (except U.S. federal holidays).
- Visit the webpage of the U.S. Embassy in Bratislava
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