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.


Diagramming and Advancing Sustainable Development - how things work, relationships between parts and whole
As an Oscar winning film director I'm more aware than most that "a picture is worth at least a thousand words", nobody likes a movie that is talk, talk, words, words, it is images that most effectively tell the story, convey the ideas.

Let's apply this to picturing - diagramming - the following, the key concepts are in bold: "Rio+20 United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development:

Objective: to secure renewed political commitment for sustainable development, assess the progress to date, the remaining gaps in implementation, and address new and emerging challenges.

Themes: (a) green economy in the context of sustainable development and poverty eradication; (b) the institutional framework for sustainable development.
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