Demonstration Alert: U.S. Consulate General Milan, Italy, April 16, 2021

Location: Piazza del Duomo, Milan, Italy

Event: On April 16, 2021, an authorized static demonstration will take place in Piazza del Duomo.  The demonstration is expected to begin at 16.00 hrs.  The number of participants is currently unknown.  This demonstration is organized by the “Movimento Imprese Italiane” (Italian Companies Movement) to express dissatisfaction with COVID-19 related Italian government policies, and to lobby for the reopening of various activities and establishments including bars, restaurants, and theaters.  Police will be on site monitoring the situation.  U.S. Consulate General Milan recommends that American citizens avoid Piazza del Duomo at the time of the protest.

Actions to Take:

  • Heed instructions and review updates from Italian Police and government authorities.
  • Monitor the local media for updates
  • Be aware of your surroundings.
  • Maintain social distancing practices.
  • Notify friends and family of your status.