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.

Information
  • Published on: 18 May 2012

List of more than 500 side events now available
More than 500 on-site side events organized by Governments, Major Groups, UN agencies and institutions and other international/regional organizations will take place in RioCentro during Prepcom III (13-15 June), the Sustainable Development Dialogue Days (16-19 June) and the Summit (20-22 June). Other side events held in other venues will be posted as well on the Rio+20 Secretariat website.

Following are examples of side events expected to be attended by world leaders:

? Engaging the Private Sector in Sustainable Development, organized by Denmark, Mexico and the Republic of Korea, will convene heads of state and government, CEOs, NGOs and academia to focus on critical post Rio+20 and G20 implementation challenges and how the Global Green Growth Forum (3GF) can contribute to spur action and scale up and intensify business contribution to sustainable development (20 June, 11:00 ? 12:30, P3-6)

? Green Growth for All, Converting the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) into an International Organization, organized by the Republic of Korea and Denmark, will discuss the transformation of GGGI (whose mission is to provide on-demand, tailor made green growth strategies for developing countries) into an international organization (20 June, 19:00 ? 20:30, P 3-6)

? Women Leaders' Forum, is a high-level summit of women heads of State/Government organized by Brazil, UN Women, business and civil society organizations (21 June, 9:00 ? 14:30, P3-2)

? Business Solutions for Sustainability: Rio+20 and beyond, organized by World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD), will assess progress made by business from 1992-2012 and identify the key necessary actions in terms of initiatives and investments in sustainable development.

See the whole list of Rio+20 side events
http://www.uncsd2012.org/rio20/meetings_sidevents.html

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