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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: 21 Jul 2011
  • Submitted by: International Association for the Advancement of Innovative Approaches to Global Challenges (IAAI)
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Global Citizens and Multi-stakeholder Partnerships in Global Sustainable Development Governance ? report from IAAI activities @ ACUNS AM 2011
Michael Platzer (ACUNS Vienna Liaison Office and Miroslav Polzer (International Association for the Advancement of Innovative Approaches to Global Challenges IAAI) organized a Round table discussion on ?Engaging Global Citizens in Sustainable Development Governance: Human Rights and Human Responsibilities? Annual meeting of Academic Council on the United Nations System ACUNS in Waterloo/Ontario (Canada) June 3rd 2011. The subject of ACUNS AM 2011 has been ?Multiple Multilateralisms?.

An extraordinary valuable input to the round table has been a video message of Mr. Felix Dodds, director of Stakeholder Forum who emphasized the importance of multi-stakeholder partnerships in sustainable development governance and the need for the scientific assessment and further development with the help of global governance / international relations experts like members of ACUNS. Mr. Dodds highlighted the historic importance of UN Conference on Sustainable Development Rio +20 and invited ACUNS members to the conference Planet under Pressure March 2012 in London which will be the most important global conference of scientists related to Rio +20 conference.

The video message of Mr. Dodds can be found here http://vimeo.com/25450053


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