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December 15, 2023

Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Ljubljana, Slovenia (December 15, 2023) 

Location: Republic Square, Prešeren Square, and the road in front of the U.S. Embassy, Ljubljana, Slovenia 


Event: A demonstration in support of the Palestinian people is expected to take place on Monday, December 18, beginning at 5:00PM.   The rally willmarch from Prešeren Squareand proceed along thefollowing route:Čopovaulica – Cankarjevaulica – Prešernova ulica – Šubičeva ulica – RepublicSquare.   Expect a police presence and disruptions to traffic patterns.  


Most demonstrations in Ljubljana are peaceful and orderly.  All demonstrations and protests should be avoided as they are often unpredictable in nature.  U.S. Embassy employees and family members have been advised to avoid the demonstration areas.   


Actions to Take:  

  • Avoid the area of demonstrations.
  • Keep a low profile. 
  • Be aware of your surroundings.  If you see something that seems odd or out of place, immediately notify the nearest law enforcement officer and move away from the area.  
  • Exercise caution if unexpectedly in the vicinity of large gatherings or protests.  
  • Follow the instructions of authorities and road signs regarding closures and detours. 
  • Monitor local media for updates. 



Slovenia Emergency Call Center: Dial 112 for emergency medical assistance, fire-fighters, veterinary assistance, rescue units 

Slovenia Police: Dial 113 

U.S. Embassy Ljubljana, Slovenia
386 (1) 2005500
Prešernova 31
1000 Ljubljana Slovenia 


State Department – Consular Affairs
888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444
Slovenia Country Information 

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