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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UN Launches Global Conversation on Sustainable Development
On November 22, the United Nations launched a campaign ahead of its major conference on sustainable development in June next year, inviting governments, non-governmental organizations and people everywhere to engage in a global conversation about the communities they want to see in the future, from Info CENN.

The campaign ? Rio+20: The Future We Want ? aims to encourage people to envision how societies can build a future that promotes prosperity for everyone without degrading the planet?s natural environment, and to contribute their ideas through various mediums ? photos, letters, essays and drawings ? which will be combined to form an exhibit at the conference next year, to be held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
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