Demonstration Alert: U.S. Embassy Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso

Location: United Nations Circle (Rond point des Nations-Unies) in downtown Ouagadougou

Event: Student demonstrations are expected to take place on May 3, 2021 at the United Nations Circle (“Rond point des Nations-Unies”) in downtown Ouagadougou. The students are reportedly occupying roads and the police are on scene.

U.S. government personnel are advised to avoid the area.

Actions to Take:

  • Avoid large crowds.
  • Monitor local media for updates.
  • Be aware of your surroundings.

Assistance: 

  • U.S. Embassy Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso

(226) 25 49 53 00

consularouaga@state.gov
https://bf.usembassy.gov/

  • State Department – Consular Affairs 

888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444