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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ICLEI's submission to the Rio+20 zero draft
? Bend the trends: Rio+20 needs to be the turning point where current global trends such as population growth, urbanization, global warming and biodiversity loss are managed. By looking at the long-term trends we can see the full effects of current behavioral practices which can help us identify problems, needs, and opportunities. If we want a sustainable world in 2050, what do we need to do now in order to transform the trends accordingly?
? Green Urban Economy: With the world?s 100 largest cities contributing over 30% to global GDP, and urbanization projections indicating that cities are going to continue to grow in importance over the coming decades green urban economies are an indispensable part of a green global economy.
? Local government stakeholders: For sustainable development governance at the global level, all relevant stakeholders ? including local governments ? must play their part in policy-shaping and implementation.
in policy-shaping and implementation
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