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: For information regarding room availability please contact: Terramar Travel Agency

Emails: or or

Tel: (+55+21) 35120067 or (+55+11) 30142042 or (+55+19) 35145600

Media representatives must present their approval letter and copy when requesting their accommodations.


NEW! Logistics Note and Revised Programme of the Global Civil Society Workshop on the Rio+20 Zero Draft
Dear participants,

We welcome you to Global Civil Society Workshop on the Rio+20 ?Zero Draft? and Rights for Sustainability, organized by IBON International. This workshop, which is slated for January 24 in the conference room located at the 2nd level of the Church Center for the United Nations, shall gather civil society representatives belonging to various Major Groups and Stakeholders to examine the content of the ?Zero Draft? of the outcome document for Rio+20.

This will be held back-to-back with the UN DESA training session for members of the Major Groups in connection with the Jan. 25-27 Informal Consultation on Rio plus 20 Zero Draft which will be held in the same venue on Jan. 24, 09:00 until 13:00h.

This information sheet was prepared as a guide for your trip to New York. In this document, you will find logistical arrangements and guidelines and general information about the venue for the event. The revised programme can be downloaded through the attached link:

We look forward to welcoming you to the meeting, and to its stimulating discussions and fruitful outcomes.

The Secretariat
IBON International
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