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.


First State of the Planet Declaration published by scientists
This major international interdisciplinary science and policy conference linked global environmental change science in a two-way engagement with a wide range of other stakeholders involved in delivering enhanced stewardship, including senior policy-makers, industry leaders, NGOs, development agencies and the media. Together the conference participants explored options, obstacles and opportunities for sustainable development, drawing on the particular input that the science community can provide.

Planet under Pressure was jointly organised by:
* International Geosphere-Biosphere Programme (IGBP)
* International Human Dimensions Programme on Global Environmental Change (IHDP)
* World Climate Research Programme (WCRP)
* Earth System Science Partnership (ESSP)
* International Council for Science (ICSU)
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