On 7th April 2018, the “Sustainable Development of Russia and Contemporary Challenges” conference was held in Moscow in the Embassy for Peace. The conference was spearheaded by the Universal Peace Federation – a nonprofit nongovernmental organization in special consultative status with the UN Economic and Social Council. The conference aimed at building partnership between societies on regional and international levels in order to promote the modern agenda of sustainable development. During the plenary session, President of the Great Volga Road organization, Professor Maksim Andreev presented the Volga-Caspian partnership project and told the delegates about the prospects and initiatives of the organization; he also invited everyone to cooperate. Chairman of the Board of the Great Volga Road, Academician Engel Tagirov was awarded the tile of the Ambassador for Peace in recognition of his contribution to the development of intercultural dialogue and progress of humanitarian cooperation in Eurasia.