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

Emails: or or

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.

  • Published on: 1 Mar 2012

Higher Education Sustainability Initiative Goes Live!
University leaders are being invited to play a key role in the lead up to Rio+20. Five United Nations entities with higher education networks are challenging university presidents to commit to sustainability programmes. Possible measures include teaching sustainability as part of the core curriculum, greening of university campuses, fostering and sharing sustainability science and research, and helping to green the communities in which they reside. Click here for more information and help spread the word!
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