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: http://www.rio20.gov.br For information regarding room availability please contact: Terramar Travel Agency

Emails: reservas2@terramar.tur.br or reservas4@terramar.tur.br or reservas8@terramar.tur.br

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

Media representatives must present their approval letter and copy rio20.hoteis@itamaraty.gov.br when requesting their accommodations.

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The road to the UN Rio+20 Summit: where are we?
Preparations for the UN Rio+20 Summit are moving along at a fast pace with just over a month to go before the world comes together to map out a plan for sustainability.

It is known as Rio+20 because it marks the twentieth anniversary of the United Nations Conference on Environments and Development (Rio-92).

The summit will be held in June in Brazil, but before that there is a plan of action which is being debated now.

For the latest developments log onto www.riodialogues.org

Julie Walker spoke with Brice Lalonde the Executive Coordinator for Rio+ 20 about the road ahead.

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