Germany: Pro-environment protest ongoing outside Lenbachplatz 1, Munich as of morning hours on June 28
Please be advised:
- Reports indicate that a pro-environment protest is ongoing outside the office of a prominent investment management company at Lenbachplatz 1, Munich as of the morning hours (local time) on June 28.
- The protest is reportedly being held to denounce the company’s alleged involvement in the debt and climate crisis, to oppose the G7 summit, and to demand debt relief for developing countries.
- As of writing, no incidents of violence have been reported.
- Given precedent, the protest is likely to continue to be peaceful.
- Regardless, a bolstered security presence is likely in the vicinity of the protest location to monitor proceedings and direct traffic.
- Significant disruptions to vehicular and pedestrian traffic in the vicinity of the aforementioned location are likely over the coming hours.
- Those operating or residing in Munich over the coming hours on June 28 are advised to allot for disruptions to travel in the vicinity of Lenbachplatz 1 due to the ongoing protest.
- Allot extra time to travel and if possible, plan journeys using alternative routes.
Authorities bolster security at border controls from June 13 to July 3 amid G7 summit
Please be advised on June 11, the Ministry of Interior stated that migration authorities will temporarily introduce tighter border controls nationwide from June 13 until July 3 2022.
The decision comes ahead of the 48th G7 summit, which is due to take place in Schloss Elmau, Krün, Bavarian Alps, Germany between June 26-28.
The bolstering of security is a pre-emptive measure meant to deter potential “perpetrators of violence” from entering Germany. Travellers can be expected to be subject to security checks during this period.
Due to the planned bolstered security measures at the border controls, significant travel disruptions are expected to those travelling via Germany during these dates.
Those planning to travel to or via Germany between June 13 and July 3 are advised to allow for disruptions at land border crossings as well as at airports due to the security checks.