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Demonstrations Alert – U.S. Embassy Luxembourg, Luxembourg (21 January 2022)
January 21, 2022

Locations: Glacis parking area, Place de l’Europe

Event: On Saturday January 22nd, the Luxembourg government expects three demonstrations in Luxembourg City – all from the Glacis parking area to the Place de l’Europe.

The first demonstration is expected to start at 1300 at the Glacis parking lot and has been organized by the Malian community.

The second and third demonstrations are anti-COVID restriction protests. They will begin simultaneously at 1400 at the Glacis parking area.

Luxembourg Police do not expect the demonstrations to be violent, though they may disrupt traffic. Police will be present to monitor the demonstrations.

As of 15:00 on Friday, January 21st, there are no street closures in effect, but that could change. The demonstrations could cause traffic congestion in the area of the Glacis, Kirchberg, and greater downtown Luxembourg City.  Please check with local media sources, and Luxembourg Government site VDL.lu for the latest on traffic closures or public transit changes.  Please check your route prior to departure and plan your travel accordingly.

For more information, please go to: https://www.vdl.lu/en

Actions to Take:

  • Avoid the areas of the demonstration
  • Exercise caution if in the vicinity of large gatherings or protests
  • Monitor local media for updates
  • Keep a low profile
  • Notify friends and family of your safety


U.S. Embassy Luxembourg
+352 621 547 133
State Department – Consular Affairs
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Website: https://lu.usembassy.gov/
Consular Section: e-mail: luxembourgconsular@state.gov