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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Dominican CSO declaration on Rio+20
CIVICUS member, Alianza ONG, from the Dominican Republic has recently shared the outcome document resulting from the meeting of 60 Domnican CSOs on their unified position towards the Rio+20 Summit. In their declaration they place great emphasis on the need for Member States to honor existing commitments put forward at previous Earth Summits. They also indicate that given the Dominican Republic?s lack of national consensus on the concept of green economy, the government must prioritize this issue in its preparations toward Rio. Finally, just as CIVICUS firmly supports multistakeholder participation in all governance processes, including Rio+20, Dominican civil society particularly echoes the position as it regards citizens? involvement for the successful achievement of sustainable development.
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