Tue, 19 Jul|
Chairman of the Constitutional Court of the Republic of Kazakhstan to Address the BKS Law Group's Inaugural Event
The British-Kazakh Society has recently established a Law Group Committee. This webinar will be an inaugural event for the Law Group. We will have top-government officials participating.
Time & Location
19 Jul 2022, 11:00 – 12:00 BST
About the Event
Join BKS Chairman Rupert Goodman and the BKS Law Group Chairman Mark Beer to hear from thought leaders, including the Chairman of the newly formed Constitutional Court, about the recent Constitutional Reforms and what they mean for you and your business. This is the first event of the BKS Law Group, which supports the British-Kazakh Society in the promotion of relations between the United Kingdom and Kazakhstan with particular reference to the legal and justice sectors, as well as acting as the focal point for the British-Kazakh Society and its members in relation to legal and judicial matters.
On the 6 of June – Kazakhstan’s Central Referendum Commission announced the official results of the nationwide referendum on the adoption of amendments and additions to the country’s Constitution proposed earlier this year by the country’s President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev. President Tokayev described the political reforms to the constitution as aimed at the democratization of Kazakhstan. At this webinar, we will have Rupert Goodman DL, HE Erlan Idrissov, and Jonathan Layfield speaking about the launch of the BKS Law Group, which will be followed by Kairat Mami and Elvira Azimova talking about the potential impacts of the recent Constitutional Amendments to the people of Kazakhstan and their Human Rights. Lastly, Michael Strauss from EBRD will cover the policy discussion regarding the Constitutional Changes.
Rupert Goodman DL - BKS, Chairman
David Skeels - BKS, Director
Mark Beer OBE - Seven Pillars Law, Co-Founder, BKS Law Group, Chairman
HE Erlan Idrissov - Ambassador of Kazakhstan to the UK - Launch of the BKS Law Group
Jonathan Layfield - Deputy Head of Mission to Kazakhstan - Launch of the BKS Law Group
Chairman Kairat Mami - Chairman of Kazakhstan’s Constitutional Court - Constitutional Reforms – Impact on the people of Kazakhstan
Ombudsmen Elvira Azimova - Commissioner for Human Rights in Kazakhstan - Constitutional Reforms – What does it mean for Human Rights in KZ
Michael Strauss - General Counsel at the EBRD - Policy Discussion about the Constitutional Reforms
The discussion between the speakers will be followed by a live Q/A session where you will have an opportunity to communicate directly with the speakers. There will also be available a simultaneous translation to the Russian language.
Registration is necessary to attend the webinar, please register by pressing RSVP. Registration link will be provided a day before the webinar. Registration will close on the 18th of July at 20:00 BST.