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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  • Published on: 1 Jun 2012
  • Submitted by: Stakeholder Forum for a Sustainable Future
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Outreach Magazine: June 1st news from the negotiations
The edition opens with Jane Henley, World Green Building Council and Natalie Cosans, planet Positive giving their arguments on the importance of green buildings. Other areas covered include green infrastructure strategies and the merits of villages vs. cities. The edition closes with a profile on the US Special Envoy for Climate Change, Todd Stern, and reflections on the negotiations.

Contents

1 Green buildings for great cities
2 Sustainable buildings: leaving a lasting legacy
3 Cities are our key to a successful future
4 A green infrastructure strategy would help let nature carry the load in our cities
5 Is the raison d?etre of the conference waning?
6 Cities, villages and adaptation to climate change
7 Sustainable cities: friends share experiences from the bottom up
8 Profile: Todd Stern
9 ICLEI publishes a global study on local sustainability processes
10 Reflections on the Negotiations ? Thursday 31st May
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