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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''I Vote for Climate'' (Cameroon)
Young people in Cameroon used the recent elections to raise awareness of Sustainable Development. Over six thousands individuals have signed a petition asking to all Presidential candidates at the election to include sustainable development and climate change in their proposed action plans in case they are elected.

Young people also met with some of the Presidential candidates to raise awareness in Cameroon.

The press conference at the occasion of the launch in Yaoundé, Cameroon on the 4th October (video): http://www.voxafrica.com/vod/videos/&v=0_k58i9d62&p=

The campaign is supported by the Global Campaign for Climate Action (GGCA) and is part of the TckTckTck worldwide campaign. It is being implemented by 'Jeunes Volontaires pour l'Environnement'' (JVE)'s Cameroon chapter that is involved with ''Young Synergy for Development'' (SYJEDE), the ''African Youth Initiative on Climate Change'' (AYICC) and a number of national organizations/networks.

''Je Vote pour le Climat'' (Cameroun)
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