Twenty years after Rio 92, Brazil is hostingthe United Nations Conference onSustainable Development,
Rio+20,to be held in Rio de Janeiro in june 2012.
Rio +20 193 UN Member States 100 – 120 Heads of State or GovernmentHigh Level Representatives of the United Nations System 50 thousand accredited participants
Rio+20Expert opinion makers:• Governmental authorities• International negotiators• Legal experts• Parliamentarians• Corporate Chief executive officers• Trade union representatives• Journalists• Scientific and Technological CommunityThe United Nations recognizes 9 Major Groups: Business and Industry, Workers &Trade Unions, Women, Children & Youth, Farmers, Indigenous Peoples, LocalAuthorities, NGOs and Scientific and Technological Community.
Rio+20 ThemesResolution 64/236 (20ª) of the General Assembly of the United Nations:• Green Economy within the context of sustainable development and povertyeradication; and• Institucional framework for sustainable development
Rio+20 OrganizationThe National Organizing Committee for the United Nations Conference onSustainable Development was created as an executive body linked to the Ministry ofExternal Relations tasked with planning and holding the Rio+20 Conference.Chaired by a National Secretary, who discharges his duties leading his team in thetasks of planning, implementation and supervision of all logistics and managementinitiatives and measures.
The Conference in Rio de Janeiro Centro Parque do Flamengo Barra da Tijuca
Areas offered by the Brazilian Government for parallel events
Barra da TijucaRiocentroPerimeter restricted to the United Nations, which will host plenarysessions and other official negotiations of the Conference. Area forSide Events coordinated by the United Nations.Athletes´ Park (Parque dos Atletas)Local exhibitions of countries, international organizations, UNagencies, event partners and Brazilian Government.Barra Arena (Arena da Barra)Debates and live broadcasting from Riocentro and the other officialvenues.
Barra da Tijuca Athletes´ Park BarraRiocentro Arena
Barra da TijucaBarra Arena Athletes´ Park Riocentro
Athletes´ Park (Parque dos Atletas) Brazilian Pavillion Venues for construction Sebrae´s Pavillion Basic infrastructure area
Athletes´ Park (Parque dos Atletas)• Reception• Equipment Rental• Bicycle Rack• 4 Medical Units (2 of 50m² and 2 of 100m²)• 3 Waste Storage for Treatment• 250 m² Press Room• 2 Food Courts of 600 m2 each
Athletes´ Park (Parque dos Atletas)• 2 Food Stands 150 m2 each• Transport Hub – 450 m²• 2 Tents of 1000 m² each• 3100m² in Tents for Partners
Barra Arena (Arena da Barra) - Level 0 Press Meeting Rooms Support Services Areas of Interconnectivity Exhibition Areas
Barra Arena (Arena da Barra) - Level 1 Support Services Areas of Interconnectivity
Barra Arena• Bicycle Racks• Infraestructure Hubs- 6 NGO rooms- 6 Meeting Rooms- 2 Cyber Spaces- 2 Help Desks- Storage, transport hub, lockers, forwarder, help desk
Official Sites: CenterPíer MauáFour warehouses for exhibitions on technological innovation andentrepreneurship to be held by the Brazilian Research and ProjectsFinancing Agency (FINEP), the Brazilian Service of Support for Microand Small Enterprises (SEBRAE), and government agencies, as wellas areas to be used by national and international major groups andcivil society entitiesQuinta da Boa VistaArea for civil societyGalpão da CidadaniaArea reserved for activities to be organized by the Brazilian Ministry ofCulture and Ministry of Education
Center Píer Mauá e Galpão da Cidadania Píer MauáQuinta da Boa Vista
Flamengo´s Park (Parque do Flamengo)Modern Art Museum and Vivo RioArea for events, debates and activities of civil society and BrazilianGovernment.Thematic exhibition and sustainable development, Social andEnvironmental Arena (to be coordinated by the Brazilian Ministry ofSocial Development) as well as live broadcasting from Riocentro andthe other official venues.Parque do FlamengoPeoples’ Summit area.