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13 Jun 2019 | 11:44 AM UTC

Italy: Climate change protest planned in Rome June 14

Italy News Alert

Environmental groups will stage a demonstration in Rome June 14; transportation disruptions expected

TIMEFRAME expected from 6/14/2019, 12:00 AM until 6/15/2019, 11:59 PM (Europe/Rome). COUNTRY/REGION Rome, Rome, Piazza della Madonna di Loreto, Cavour, Largo Corrado Ricci, Via dei Fori Imperiali

Event

Supporters of the "Fridays for Future" movement will demonstrate in Rome from 15:00 through 18:00 (local time) on Friday, June 14, to demand action on climate issues. Protesters will gather first at Piazza della Repubblica and will proceed to Piazza della Madonna di Loretto using Via Cavour, Largo Corrado Ricci, and Via dei Fori Imperiali.

Associated transportation disruptions are likely in the vicinity of the demonstration. Further such protests are likely to take place on Fridays.

Context

The "Fridays for Future" movement is an international student movement initiated by Greta Thunberg, a teenage Swedish climate activist, demanding more effective government action on climate change issues.

Advice

Individuals in Rome are advised to avoid all protests and demonstrations as a precaution, anticipate localized transportation disruptions, and adhere to all instructions issued by the local authorities.

 

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