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: 13 Oct 2011

Progress in the support to National Preparations
Significant progress has been made in the support to national preparations, including the organization of training sessions and side events in the context of the Regional Preparatory Meetings. The activities are the following:

Asia and the Pacific Region
19 October 2011
H 12.15 ? 13. 45
Seoul, Republic of Korea
Contact person: Mr. Keneti Faulalu at:

West Asia Region
15 October 2011
H 9.00 ? 18.00
Cairo, Egypt
Contact person: Mr. Thomas Hamlin at:

Africa Region
19 October 2011
H: 9.00 ? 18.00
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Contact person: Mr. Thomas Hamlin at:

These training sessions will be used as opportunities for sharing of experiences and peer learning on the national preparatory processes; and gathering of case studies and good practices in sustainable development, and feed into Regional as well as National levels input.

Interested UN entities can participate in these workshops and share information on where and how they are engaged in supporting national preparations.

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