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.

  • Published on: 8 Feb 2012
  • Submitted by: World Federation of United Nations Associations (WFUNA)
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Get Rio: SD Basics Webinar
Guest speaker, Chantal Line Carpentier, Coordinator for Major Groups at the UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs, briefed participants on the current status of negotiations and on the critical input of civil society.

This webinar:
- Explored Rio?s importance in defining the development agenda 20 years ago and today
- Highlighted major areas of negotiation and debate for Rio +20
- Described the critical role of civil society in the process
- Elaborate ways to incorporate Major Groups in the negotiations

This interactive dialogue is available to view at:

For more information about WFUNA and their sustainable development initiative, visit, or email
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