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

Gender and Agriculture
The Gender and Rural Development of ARD, in collaboration with FAO and IFAD, is pleased to announce the launch of its new, online portal dedicated to gender and agriculture. This platform - genderinag.org - was supported through funding by the Gender Action Plan (GAP) and is designed to provide a space for practitioners to access resources, tools and information which can help mainstream gender into agricultural development initiatives. Genderinag.org is dedicated to raising gender awareness and improving gender mainstreaming to promote improved gender equality and gender equity in development. For more information please visit www.genderinag.org

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