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: 18 Jun 2012
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Aiming Higher, Unlocking Tertiary Education's Potential to Accelerate Sustainable Development and the Transition to a Fair and Green Economy
The event details are as follows:
Date: Monday, 18 June 2012
Time: 19:30–21:00
Venue: P3-B
Organizing partners include the following institutions and networks:
Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (USA, Canada)
Australasian Campuses Towards Sustainability
Environmental Association for Universities and Colleges (UK)
Copernicus Alliance (Europe)
Fondaterra – Fondation Européenne pour des Territoires Durables (France)
Global University Network for Innovation (international)
Korean Association for Green Campus Initiative
Promotion of Sustainability in Postgraduate Education and Research network (Asia-Pacific)
China Green University Network
United Nations Environment Programme – Environmental Education and Training Unit (international)
Global Responsibility Leadership Initiative (GRLI)
Conference des Grandes Ecoles (France)
Conference des Presidents d’Universite (France)
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