For Media

Hotels for Press
Accommodation levels in Rio de Janeiro are anticipated to be at full occupancy during the conference. While it is not the responsibility of the United Nations to procure accommodation for the media, it should be noted that the Brazilian national organizing committee for Rio+20 has committed to blocking a minimum of 500 hotel rooms in Rio de Janeiro for media covering the conference. Costs must be covered by the media. For more details, visit: For information regarding room availability please contact: Terramar Travel Agency

Emails: or or

Tel: (+55+21) 35120067 or (+55+11) 30142042 or (+55+19) 35145600

Media representatives must present their approval letter and copy when requesting their accommodations.

  • Published on: 15 Feb 2011

Major Groups Receive Financial Support
The United Nation?s Department of Economic and Social (DESA) was awarded a ?350,000 grant by the European Commission for supporting Major Groups and global civil society preparation and engagement for Rio 2012.

The grant will ensure representative, informed, enhanced and broadened participation of civil society, including the private sector, in the Rio 2012 preparatory process and the Conference itself.
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