Overseas Security Advisory Council Daily News 3/18/2023


March 18, 2023

OSAC Analysis Unclassified OSAC analytical reports and other resources

South & Central Asia

Afghanistan / India / Pakistan - South & Central Asia Update: March 15
Published: March 15, 2023

OSAC is trying a new product format: a brief update about topline private sector security concerns in each region. This update covers Pakistan's growing economic turmoil, Indian authorities searching BBC offices in Delhi and Mumbai, and leadership t...

Consular Messages - Department of State travel advisories and alerts


A political opposition party has called for a peaceful anti-government demonstration on Tuesday, March 21, 2023, beginning at an undetermined time.  The planned route for the demonstration is from the Birtourne roundabout, continuing along 40-Meter ...

Due to the potential of agitated crowds moving throughout Maputo this weekend, U.S. citizens are advised to avoid large gatherings in public areas.


Event:  Demonstrations related to the debate over pension reform are ongoing near the Place de la Concorde and other parts of Paris with reports of trash and vehicles being set on fire.  Police and firefighters are responding, and the Place de la Co...

Western Hemisphere

Rio Grande do Norte reported violent attacks in more than 35 municipalities across the state over the course of four consecutive nights resulting in disruption to basic services. Criminal elements have targeted public infrastructure, including munic...

Events - Upcoming OSAC meetings, webinars, and training courses


Event Start Date: April 05, 2023

OSAC Tanzania Country Chapter Meeting

Event Start Date: April 26, 2023

The U.S. Embassy in Lilongwe invites you to attend U.S. Department of State’s Overseas Security Advisory Council (OSAC) Country Chapter meeting, on Wednesday, April 26, 2023, from 9am to 10:30am at Farmer’s Daughter Café.

The OSAC Academia Sector Committee cordially invites all ASC members to attend the Spring Health, Safety, & Security Seminar hosted by Vanderbilt University, April 13 - 14.

The OSAC Energy Sector Committee (ESC) invites all ESC members to attend the upcoming ESC Spring Meeting at ExxonMobil Houston Campus in Spring, Texas on March 22 - 23, 2023.

The Europe Regional Committee (ERC) in partnership with the OSAC United Kingdom Country Chapter will be delivering a half day Crisis Management Workshop for Young Professionals in London on Wednesday, March 29, 2023. A full day Spring Conference and...

Event Start Date: March 29, 2023


Tanzania Country Chapter Meeting

East Asia & Pacific

All OSAC Pan-Asia Regional Committee (PARC) members are invited to attend the "Bouncing Back: Security in 2023 & Beyond" PARC Summit on April 26 - 27, 2023 at Bloomberg in Singapore.

Event Start Date: March 28, 2023

OSAC Phnom Penh country chapter members are invited to attend a chapter meeting at the US Embassy on 28 March from 3:30 - 5:30p local.

Event Start Date: March 29, 2023

OSAC Tokyo country chapter members are invited to a meeting at the Disney Ambassador Hotel from 3-5p local on 29 March.

Event Start Date: March 29, 2023

Join the Japan Country Chapter for our first in-person OSAC meeting in several years. During this kickoff meeting we will introduce the Japan Country Chapter Team and formulate OSAC priorities for the rest of 2023.

Event Start Date: April 20, 2023

OSAC Manila country chapter members are invited to attend a meeting on 20 April 2023.


Event Start Date: March 30, 2023

All OSAC Bulgaria Country Chapter members are invited to attend the Chapter's upcoming webinar, "How to Stop a Crisis," on March 30, 2023 at 3:00 PM Sofia local (EET).

Middle East & North Africa

The OSAC Middle East and North Africa Regional Committee (MENA RC) will hold its 9th annual conference May 31 - June 1 on the campus of NYU Abu Dhabi.

Event Start Date: March 22, 2023

The OSAC Iraq-Baghdad Chapter will meet in-person on Wednesday, March 22.

South & Central Asia

All OSAC Pan-Asia Regional Committee (PARC) members are invited to attend the "Bouncing Back: Security in 2023 & Beyond" PARC Summit on April 26 - 27, 2023 at Bloomberg in Singapore.

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