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.


Trade union actions for success at Rio
- influencing the negotiations

- mobilising and defining the future trade union agenda through a Trade Union Assembly (11-12 June in Rio)

- working with alliance partners who share our ambitions for jobs, climate action and justice

What can you do?
Everyone has a role to play to make Rio+20 a succes; no matter if you are a government, a labour leader, a community representative or an individual citizen.

If you are a union officer, please have a look at our first Rio+20 checklist, with everything we suggest you to do this month, including important logistical information!

We need to make sure that all governments are pushing the demands of the workers of the world - and you can help!

Take part in the week of Action
From 5-9 March 2012, the ITUC will organise a Lobby Week. We ask our affiliates to meet their government, ask them to support our proposals and report back on their responses. Please let us know if your President or Prime Minister is prepared to take responsibility for these big issues by planning to attend the Rio Summit.

We also need you to ask your government officials to receive our ITUC delegation in New York in the week from the 5-9 March, 2012.

Stay informed
Please nominate a contact person to receive key ITUC information on Rio+20 and get involved in the negotiations. Confirm their name to

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