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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On the Road to Rio
Luara Lopes of ABONG - a Brazilian NGO Platform - talks about key expectations and opportunities for civil society organizations in the lead up to the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development or more commonly known as Rio+20 in June.

The presentation was initially prepared for the Global Civil Society Workshop on the Rio+20 Zero Draft and Rights for Sustainability which was held last January 24 in the Church Center for the United Nations in New York City. For queries and comments on the presentation, you may contact Luara Lopes at internacional@abong.org.br.
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