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

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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: 2 Jun 2012
  • Submitted by: United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD)
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?No One-Size-Fits-All: Exploring New Sustainable and Socially Inclusive Biofuels Experiences in Developing and Least Developed Countries?
The side event will examine the main opportunities and challenges in mainstreaming sustainable and socially responsible criteria in a diverse set of biofuel production experiences. By examining different biofuel experiences from various perspectives, the event will profit from concrete examples of how biofuel potential in the developing and least developed world can be used to enhance energy diversification and security, income generation and livelihoods of populations and sustainable practices. The side event will promote reflection and recommendations on how countries can find entry points in the green economy by developing their bioenergy potentials, in line with the goals of sustainable development and poverty eradication which guide the UNCSD Rio+20.
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