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.

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Natural Resources Forum Journal Focuses on Green Economy and Sustainable Development
The Division for Sustainable Development (DSD) of the UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA) has released a Special Issue of its Natural Resources Forum, a UN Sustainable Development Journal, focused on Green Economy and Sustainable Development.

Articles in this issue include: Societal transformations for a sustainable economy; Lessons from the history of technological change for clean energy scenarios and policies; Shaping agricultural innovation systems responsive to food insecurity and climate change; Building a regulatory framework for biofuels governance in China: Legislation as the starting point; Sustainable partnerships for a green economy: A case study of public procurement for home-grown school feeding; the sustainability of green funds; and the policy challenges for green economy and sustainable economic development.
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