Derbyshire is going to be hosting a G8 summit on the future of the environment in March.
Environment and development ministers from the G8 countries will be joined by senior officials from the UN, World Bank and EU for the discussions.
The summit is being held at the Breadsall Priory outside Derby on 17 and 18 March.
Hotel manager Andrew Fox said it was a great honour to host the event and it was great news for the whole county.
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