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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Rio+20NGO Facebook group launched by NGO's Major Group
Truly committed to our role as facilitators of debates for securing policy inputs from the NGOs during the preparation process and Summit of Rio+20, we?re investing in new communication channels to broaden and strengthen your participation and collaborations. Besides our Ning and Wikispace websites, where civil society can share and discuss everything related to the Rio conference an help us preparing statements and joint-documents towards the Conference, we launched, in a joint initiative with CIVICUS and Consumers International, a Rio+20Ngo?s Facebook group.

This Rio+20 NGO Facebook group platform is where all UN-accredited NGOs and activists can discuss and inform each other on topics, events and others related to the upcoming Rio+20 UN CSD Summit in 2012 (4-6 June).
The group is meant to be totally interactive, so not only you can get up to date information but also participate, share and start new dynamics! All NGO community members are invited to share news, start discussions, upload videos or post events related to the Conference. Join us, for and during the Rio+20 UN CSD, using this group as one of NGO?s "strategy meeting" point!
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