Important information for COP19/CMP9 delegates On 11 November in Warsaw
November 11th – Poland’s National Independence Day - national holiday established to commemorate the anniversary of regaining the independence by Polish Nation in 1918. At this point in time the following official celebrations, public assemblies and demonstrations/marches are planned for Warsaw on 11th of November:
From 2.00 - 4.00 PM the “Presidental March”
The route of the march goes through the Royal Route via streets: Krolewska - Krakowskie Przedmiescie - Nowy Świat – Plac Trzech Krzyzy – Aleje Ujazdowskie – Plac Na Rozdrozu - Belwederska. From 4.00 AM on November 11th this route will be excluded from regular traffic. Due to the march from 2.00-3.00 PM temporary suspension of public transportation services may happen at Aleje Jerozolimskie and Charles de Gaulle Roundabout.
Delegates are strongly advised to use Fast City Train (SKM) from Warsaw Ochota, Srodmiescie or Powisle train stops to Warsaw National Stadium stop (and back).
From 11.00 AM - 1.00 PM the “Independence Run” (marathon).
The route goes along Jana Pawła II Avenue – on the section between the streets Stawki and Rakowiecka. Temporary difficulties in traffic may occur at Jan Pawła II Avenue including the crossing with Aleje Jerozolimskie nearby the Warsaw Central Railway Station.
As above, delegates are strongly advised to use Fast City Train (SKM) from Warsaw Ochota, Srodmiescie or Powisle train stops to Warsaw National Stadium stop (and back).
From 11.30 AM - 2.00 PM the public assembly to celebrate the friendship between Polish and Hungarian nations.
Route: Embassy of Hungary - Chopina – Mokotowska – Koszykowa – Plac Konstytucji – Marszałkowska – Dmowskiego Roundabout. Temporary difficulties in traffic may occur, but due to the area of assembly, it should not affect the movement of COP19/CMP9 participants in a negative way.
From 03.00 - 08.00 PM the “Independence March”
Route: Dmowskiego Roundabout – Marszałkowska – Waryńskiego – Puławska – Goworka – Spacerowa – Belwederska – Aleje Ujazdowskie – Plac Na Rozdrożu. Groups of football fans may be present. Serious difficulties in traffic are expected. There is a possibility of disturbance to public order and police actions. It is highly recommended to stay away from the area of the demonstration.
Delegates are strongly advised to use Fast City Train (SKM) from Warsaw Ochota, Srodmiescie or Powisle train stops to Warsaw National Stadium stop (and back) as temporary suspension of public transportation services in city center may occur.
From 06.00- 10.00 PM the “Protest against unemployment”
Area: Plac Defilad in front of the Palace of Culture and Science. No serious difficulties in traffic are expected, but some restrictions to direct access to Palace main entrance may occur.
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