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Fourth World

those countries, mainly in contemporary Africa and Asia, which are the poorest in the world. The term is used to distinguish certain countries within the usual category of the THIRD WORLD, especially in the light of the economic stagnation of some countries during the 1970s and 1980s. It is a recent term not yet established in general usage.
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According to a Foreign Ministry release, Foreign Minister Kamara made the assertion when she delivered a statement on behalf of the Liberian Government at the 4th World Internet Conference (Wuzhen Summit), co-hosted by the Cyberspace Administration of China and the People's Government of Zhejiang Province, held in Wuzhen, Zhejiang Province, China from December 3rd to 5th, 2017.
Covering an area of 70,000 sq m, the two events were held under the umbrella of Green Week, in conjunction with the 4th World Green Economy Summit (WGES), which had 60 speakers from around the world focus on key topics such as smart cities, green economy, innovation, and sustainable development.
26 (BNA): The 4th World Green Economy Summit (WGES), held under the patronage of the Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, HH Shaikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum concluded today.
This year's theme is 'At the forefront of sustainability,' and coincides with the 2nd Dubai Solar Show and the 4th World Green Economy Summit.
"It will also coincide with the 2nd Dubai Solar Show and the 4th World Green Economy Summit.
The 4th World Sailing Youth Match Racing World Championship will be held from 30 July--5 August 2017 in the waters of the Pacific Ocean off Newport Beach, California, USA.
Summary: 4th World Green Economy Summit is expected to attract over 3,000 participants
PESHAWAR -- Pakistani Zurkhaneh team is going to participate in the upcoming 4th World Islamic Solidarity Games in Baku, Azerbaijan to be commencing from May 12-22, ironically with no official dress to wear.
He was speaking at the recently held 4th World Forum on Intercultural Dialogue in Baku, Azerbaijan.
Vice President of Bulgaria Iliyana Yotova is on a working visit to Azerbaijan till May for participation in the 4th World Forum on Intercultural Dialogue, held in Baku, BNR reported.
Conference Series LLC proudly invites contributors across the globe to its 4th World Congress and Expo on Recycling during July 27-29, 2017 in Rome, Italy which includes prompt keynote presentations, Oral talks, Poster presentations and Exhibitions.
Ali stated this in Dubai during the 4th World Government Summit 2016.