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

Report from the Rio+20 Regional Science and Technology Workshop for Asia and the Pacific
The workshop brought together prestigious scientists and engineers from the Asia and the Pacific region to discuss the main themes of Rio+20 from the point of view of the scientific and technological community, and to prepare joint positions and concerted input into the intergovernmental Rio+20 Regional Preparatory Meeting for Asia Pacific (19-20 October 2011).

The workshop focused on the Rio+20 themes of Green Economy in the Context of Poverty Eradication and Sustainable Development, and Institutional Framework for Sustainable Development.

To download the report, go to: www.icsu.org/asia-pacific/events/events/rio-20
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