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.


Sustainability: Rio+20 Secretary General Sha discusses prospects for sustainable development meeting
What role can local governments play in international sustainable development discussions? Can next year's Rio+20 meeting provide a boost to the global economy? Mr. Sha Zukang, Secretary-General of the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio+20), discusses his goals for next year's meeting and explains what the international community's expectations are for the United States in the discussions.

Source: E&ETV
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