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.

Information

Rio+20: Accountability and Implementation policy brief
During the Rio+20 PrepCom2, a side event was held on accountability and implementation. The event was organized by the BU Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-range Future, with the support from the Nordic Missions of Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden to the United Nations in New York:
http://www.bu.edu/pardee/2011/03/08/accountability-implementation/

Informed by the presentations and discussion at the side event, Prof Adil Najam and Dr. Miquel Muņoz developed a policy brief, which we hope you will find of interest. The brief, published with the support from the Nordic Missions of Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden to the United Nations in New York, can be downloaded here: http://www.bu.edu/pardee/files/2011/08/SDI-008-pdf.pdf

Other issues of the Sustainable Development Insights publication series, hosted by the Pardee Center, can be downloaded here: http://www.bu.edu/pardee/publications-library/sustainable-dev-insights
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