On April 20, 2023, the “It’s time for capitals” media forum, organized by the Eurasian Peoples’ Assembly together with the Department of Foreign Economic and International Relations of the city of Moscow, ended in Belgrade (Serbia).
The forum ended with a meeting with the Executive Director of the European Center of the United Nations University for Peace in Belgrade, Professor Negoslav Ostojic. The meeting was attended by: Deputy Head of the General Secretariat, Chairman of the Council for International Cultural Cooperation of the Eurasian Peoples' Assembly Elmira Shcherbakova; Doctor of Economic Sciences, Doctor of Medical Sciences, Professor Dmitry Edelev; Representative of the Soviet Peace Foundation in the UN, Professor of the European Center of the UN University for Peace Viktor Fersht and Doctor of Philology, Professor of the Department of Japanese Language, Literature and Culture of the University of Belgrade Lilijana Markovic.
The delegation discussed many projects of the Eurasian Peoples’ Assembly. Special attention was paid to the Geneva SDG Readings, which were successfully held at the UN venues. Representatives of the UN University for Peace appreciated the importance of cultural and humanitarian projects carried out by the Eurasian Peoples' Assembly, since they play an important role in shaping a social integration model in the name of establishing peace and harmony on the continent.
Also, a Russian chess player, grandmaster, winner of the World Team Championship as part of the Russian team, European champion Vladislav Artemyev attended the meeting. In his speech, Vladislav stressed that chess today is of great importance in strengthening interethnic relations. The meeting participants recalled the "peace match" organized by Elmira Shcherbakova on the border of Palestine and Israel. Professor Negoslav Ostozhich noted that such events always receive a response from people striving for the unity of the peoples of Eurasia.