Demonstration Alert for U.S. Citizens

Location: Skanderbeg Square.

Event: Prime Minister Edi Rama has scheduled a large gathering to take place in Skanderbeg Square in the center of Tirana on April 27, 2021, beginning around 6:00 p.m. The event is expected to draw a large crowd. This gathering may migrate to alternate locations in Tirana, or similar gatherings may emerge in other parts of the city. The duration of the expected gathering is unknown.

Actions to Take:

  • In light of COVID-19 considerations, avoid this and other large gatherings and any areas where events are imminent or ongoing.
  • Be aware of your surroundings.
  • Monitor local media for updates.
  • Keep a low profile, including avoiding wearing attire with colors of political parties.