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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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Indonesia spearheads in global initiatives to address sustainable development issue
Hosting a high profile meeting attended by officials from more than 100 countries and representatives from the United Nations (UN) bodies, major groups and NGOs concerning the sustainable development issue, Indonesia marked its persistent stance to lead countries in addressing global green agenda with "Solo Messages" communique.

The communique approved by all officials taking part in the meeting was resulted from the meeting entitled "The High Level Dialogue on The Institutional Framework for Sustainable Development (HLD IFSD)" held in Indonesia's city of Solo, Central Java ended on Thursday.

The Solo Messages highlights the global need to renew political commitment for sustainable development and translate the commitment into implementation, the need to ensure that the economic, social and environmental pillars work together with each pillar integrating the goals of the other two pillars.

The results of the Solo meeting and the "Solo Messages" would be conveyed to Rio+20 Conference set for June 2012 in Rio De Janeiro Brazil and they were highly praised by Sha Zukang, Under-Secretary-General For Economic And Social Affairs, Secretary-General Of The 2012 United Nations Conference On Sustainable Development (UNCSD).
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