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.

Information

The Committee of the Regions of the European Union, 25 April 2012: Contribution of the EU?s local and subnational governments to Rio+20
On the occasion of a conference organised by the European Parliament on "Towards Rio+20" on 25 April, Mr Gerhard Stahl, Secretary General of the Committee of the Regions of the European Union (CoR), summarised the contribution of the EU?s local and subnational governments to Rio+20. The CoR calls for Rio+20 to focus on sustainable cities and to promote a real multilevel environmental and sustainable development governance, including the creation of a standing committee for governmental stakeholders, with the CoR as a possible example.
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