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

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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.


UN industrial conference promotes green industry
VIENNA, Nov. 28 (Xinhua) -- Green industry has now become a real option to achieve sustainable development, said Director General of the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) Kandeh Yumkella in addressing the 14th UNIDO General Conference.

"One thing is clear, green industry is real. It is already here," said Yumkella, referring to the program that aims to accelerate green growth of the manufacturing and related sectors.

The General Conference this year is under the theme of "the new industrial revolution: making it sustainable," which highlights the importance of inclusive and sustainable industrial development strategies to reconcile environment, economy and society.
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