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.

Information

Rio+20 Participation Guide
Efficiently getting involved and influencing political processes at international level can be a daunting task.

The Rio+twenties-team has developed a participation guide to make the whole process understandable, giving you the tools to effectively get involved.The guide offers specific information for youth, identifies ways to make a real difference and shares a lot of best practices, tips and tricks and existing examples on youth activism.

This guide also introduces you to the UNCSD Major Group of Children and Youth. Our processes and procedures.

We also include all that you need to lobby at the Conference, how to participate from your home country or community and also some ideas on how to mobilise other young people!

If you want to read more please check out: http://rioplustwenties.org/?page_id=970

Alternatively, you can download a copy here: http://rioplustwenties.org/documents/Participation_Guide_Rio+20_web.pdf

This guide has been funded by the EU's Youth in Action Programme and was created in collaboration with youth based globally.

As Rio+20 combines young people from other processes--we have included a vast diversity of young peoples perspectives on how you can be involved and how you can make a difference--where ever you are based!

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