Safety and Security Updates

This page provides to all members of our AUP community the latest news and advice on safety and security in Paris. At this time, we will be using it to keep our wider community informed about developments in the Gilets Jaunes movement, which is ongoing.

March, 15th 2019

This weekend is a landmark in the movement as it coincides with the official end of the debate initiated by President Macron.

March, 1st 2019

While many of you will be traveling over Spring Break, I know others plan to stay in Paris.

February, 15th 2019

Like last week, the demonstrators have chosen to disclose little about their intentions for tomorrow.

February, 9th 2019

This is a brief update on today’s yellow vest movement.

February, 7th 2019

Looking ahead to this Saturday things are even less predictable than usual.

February, 1st 2019

Despite a lack of participation in the last act, “Act XII” of the yellow vest movement will nonetheless take place tomorrow, Saturday, 2 February.

January, 24th 2019

In addition and in reaction to the Yellow Vests, a new movement has emerged.

January, 18th 2019

Predicting how the Gilets Jaunes movement will evolve is challenging, however we will continue to inform you regularly of the latest developments and we will text you with any urgent information or alert as necessary.

January, 17th 2019

The Gilets Jaunes demonstrations, still scheduled for this tenth Saturday, are ongoing, but they have diminished greatly in intensity and strength since the week before the holidays.

January, 17th 2019

As of this update, we’re classifying the demonstrations, although ongoing, as a continuing situation to be managed, but no longer cause for crisis communications.