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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Committee on Food Security
The Committee on World Food Security was revitalized in 2009-10 and re-launched in October 2010 as the principal political process through which Member States can promote inter-governmental efforts that should result in food security for all. The Committee?s membership also includes representatives of civil society, business, UN systems agencies, Bretton Woods Institutions and Research Institutions. The Committee is guided by a High Level Panel of Experts. One of the |Committee?s flagship projects is to develop a Global Strategic Framework for Food Security which will be endorsed by its members. To support the development of its Global Strategic Framework (GSF), the Committee has opened an online consultation on the Annotated Outline for the GSF (attached).

The online consultation is open until 15th October 2011
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