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BKS Webinar: Fertilizer Use in Kazakhstan - Issues and Solutions

The British-Kazakh Society hosted an agribusiness group webinar.

His Majesty The King's Birthday Celebration

British-Kazakh Society at His Majesty The King's Birthday Celebration

American Chamber of Commerce Gala Awards Dinner

British-Kazakh Society at the American Chamber of Commerce Gala Awards Dinner

BKS-Reed Smith Summer Drinks Reception

British-Kazakh Society in cooperation with Reed Smith LLP hosted summer drinks reception in Astana.

BKS Director’s Strategy Roundtable

BKS Directors attend Strategy Roundtable chaired by Rupert Goodman.

BKS Webinar: Chevening Scholarship

Webinar recording is available for the BKS members in the 'Recorded Webinars' section of the website.

BKS Webinar: Kazakhstan - Mining and Water Issues

Webinar recording is available for the BKS members in the 'Recorded Webinars' section of the website.

Interview with Alex Thomas

We hope you enjoy our podcasts!

Flooding in Kazakhstan

BKS Official Statement

BKS Business Networking Session

The British-Kazakh Society hosted a business networking session in London.

БКС Вебинар: Налоговый камеральный контроль в Казахстане. Что изменится в 2024 году?

Запись данного вебинара доступна на русском языке

BKS Webinar: Tax Cameral Control in Kazakhstan. What's New in 2024?

Webinar recording is available for anyone interested.

BKS Webinar: The Central Asia C5 - An External View

Webinar recording is available for the BKS members in the 'Recorded Webinars' section of the website.

BKS-UK Embassy Drinks Reception

The British-Kazakh Society co-hosted a drinks reception in Astana.

BKS Webinar: Kazakhstan & UK – Agritech/Farm Tech

Webinar recording is available for the BKS members in the 'Recorded Webinars' section of the website.

BKS Webinar: Kazakhstan and the UK - Critical Minerals - Matching Requirements

Webinar recording is available for the BKS members in the 'Recorded Webinars' section of the website.

BKS Webinar: Progression from Kazakhstan High-Schools to Top UK Universities

Webinar recording is available for the BKS members in the 'Recorded Webinars' section of the website.

2024 British-Kazakh Society Annual Dinner at the House of Loads

The British-Kazakh Society hosted an annual event at the House of Lords.

Fellowship of the British-Kazakh Society

British Kazakh Society Council meets for Roundtable Breakfast

Rupert Goodman DL, Chairman of BKS, hosts breakfast meeting with Council Members David Skeels, David Hardy, Roger Holland (Deputy Chairman), Mira Abdrakhmanova and Alizhan Askargaliyev.

BKS Webinar: Kazakhstan - The Major Oil and Gas Projects and Current Efforts at Decarbonization

Webinar recording is available for the BKS members in the 'Recorded Webinars' section of the website.

Rupert Goodman, Chairman of BKS, attends Astana Club meeting in Kazakhstan with international policy makers, diplomats and officials.

Rupert Goodman, Chairman of BKS, attends Astana Club meeting in Kazakhstan.

2024 New Year Message

New Year Message from the Chairman of BKS - Mr Rupert Goodman DL

BKS Webinar: De Montfort University Kazakhstan – delivering local employment through UK academic excellence

Webinar recording is available for the BKS members in the 'Recorded Webinars' section of the website.

BKS Webinar: Kazakhstan Infrastructure - Current Issues and Developments

Webinar recording is available for the BKS members in the 'Recorded Webinars' section of the website.

Baroness Nicholson hosts breakfast meeting with Nurlan Zhakupov, Chief Executive of Samruk Kazyna, and Rupert Goodman, Chairman of BKS.

Baroness Nicholson, Rupert Goodman, Chairman of BKS, and HMG officials meet Nurlan Zhakupov, CEO of Samruk Kazyna for international investment discussions.

BKS Webinar: Kazakh British Technical University (KBTU) and the University of Cambridge Collaboration

Webinar recording is available for the BKS members in the 'Recorded Webinars' section of the website.

Rupert Goodman and Lord Johnson welcome HE Bakytzhan Sagintayev to U.K. for regional trade discussions.

Lord Johnson and Rupert Goodman, Chairman of BKS, meet minister for Eurasian Economic Commission for regional trade discussions.

Kazahkstan’s National Day Celebrations supported by BKS

Rupert Goodman, Chairman of BKS, addresses reception to mark National Day of Kazakhstan.

BKS Webinar: The Energy Sector - Kazakhstan, Central Asia, and China

Webinar recording is available for the BKS members in the 'Recorded Webinars' section of the website.

BKS/UK DBT Webinar:
Kazakhstan & UK Agribusiness - Genetics

Webinar recording is available for the BKS members in the 'Recorded Webinars' section of the website.

Kazakhstan British Mining Business Forum 2023 supported by BKS.

Rupert Goodman DL, Chairman of BKS and David Skeels, Director attend Kazakhstan British Mining Business Forum 2023. Keynote speakers included HE Magzhan Ilyassov and Nusrat Ghani MP, Minister of State for Industry and Economic Security.

Special Trade and Investment Lunch with the Ambassador of Kazakhstan

HE Magzhan Ilyassov and Rupert Goodman DL, Chairman of BKS, discussed trade and investment opportunities as well as the importance of the British-Kazakh bilateral relationship.

BKS Webinar: Energy Security and Source Diversity in the Caspian Region

Webinar recording is available for BKS members on the 'webinar recordings' webpage.

BKS Webinar: Future of Legal Services - Trends and Predictions

Webinar recording is available for BKS members on the 'webinar recordings' webpage.

BKS Webinar: 30+ Years of British-Kazakh Diplomatic Relations - A Retrospective

Webinar recording is available for BKS members on the 'webinar recordings' webpage.

Summer Drinks Reception with Reed Smith & BKS Law Group

BKS Webinar: Hydrogen in Kazakhstan - Today and Tomorrow. The Role of Industry and Universities.

Webinar recording is available for BKS members on the 'webinar recordings' page.

Lord Johnson and Rupert Goodman welcome Kazakhstan Coronation delegation at special BKS lunch.

Lord Johnson and Rupert Goodman meet Yerlan Koshanov and Aigul Kuspan.

Conservative Foreign and Commonwealth Council meeting in the House of Lords on Trade and Investment

Rupert Goodman and H.E. Magzhan Ilyassov speak at the House of Lords.

Ministerial lunch to mark the UK-Kazakhstan Inter-Governmental Commission hosted by Prime Minister’s Trade Envoy.

Rupert Goodman, Chairman of BKS, attended the Ministerial lunch to mark the UK-Kazakhstan Inter-Governmental Commission(IGS).

BKS Webinar: Kazakhstan & UK Agribusiness Development. A Livestock Genetics Success Story

The British-Kazakh Society hosted an agribusiness group webinar chaired by David Skeels (BKS, Director).

BKS Webinar: A discussion with Sir Suma Chakrabarti

The British-Kazakh Society hosted a Law Group Webinar with Sir Suma Chakrabarti chaired by Mark Beer (Chairman of the BKS Law Group).

Official Visit to the United Kingdom of HE Mukhtar Tileuberdi, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan

Rupert Goodman, Chairman of BKS, hosted a special lunch in honour of HE Mukhtar Tileuberdi, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan.

Roundtable Discussion at Henry Jackson Society with HE Magzhan Ilyassov and Rupert Goodman

HE Magzhan Ilyassov, Ambassador of Kazakhstan, and Rupert Goodman Chairman of BKS participated in a Roundtable discussion at the Henry Jackson Society.

BKS Webinar: Kazakhstan's Art Heritage

The British-Kazakh Society hosted the webinar with Anara Forrester, Founder of Tverdokhlebov Foundation.

Rupert Goodman, Chairman of BKS, addresses Kazakhstan Global Investment Forum in London.

Rupert Goodman, Chairman of BKS addresses Kazahkstan Global Investment Forum held at the London Stock Exchange and chaired business leader Panel.

HE Magzhan Ilyassov is appointed as a Hon President of BKS at a meeting with Rupert Goodman, Chairman of BKS.

Magzhan Ilyassov, Ambassador for Kazakhstan to the UK, and Rupert Goodman, Chairman of BKS

BKS Law Group: A discussion with Lord Mance, Chief Justice of the AIFC Court

Webinar recording is available for the BKS members in the 'Recorded Webinars' section of the website.

Kazakhstan's Officials visit London for the State Funeral of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II

Maulen Ashimbayev, Chairman of the Senate of Kazakhstan, Roman Vassilenko, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, and Rupert Goodman DL, Chairman of BKS

Farewell to HE Erlan Idrissov on the occasion of completing his diplomatic mission in London

Rupert Goodman , Chairman of BKS, HE Erlan Idrissov, Ambassador, and Umit Yalcin, Ambassador of Turkey to the UK.

BKS Webinar: Chairman of the Constitutional Court of the Republic of Kazakhstan to Address the BKS Law Group's Inaugural Event

Webinar recording is available for the BKS members in the 'Recorded Webinars' section of the website.

BKS Webinar: Development of Geological Exploration in Kazakhstan

Webinar recording is available for the BKS members in the 'Recorded Webinars' section of the website.

BKS Webinar: Oil, Gas, and Renewables Activities and Trends in the Caspian Region

Webinar recording is available for the BKS members in the 'Recorded Webinars' section of the website.

BKS Webinar: International Market Situation for Grains & Oilseeds

Webinar recording is available for the BKS members in the 'Recorded Webinars' section of the website.

SPECIAL JUBILEE MESSAGE

Queen's Platinum Jubilee 2022

BKS Webinar: Water in Kazakhstan and Central Asia

Webinar recording will be available for the members of BKS in the 'Recorded Webinars' section of the website. We will notify you as soon as it is published.

BKS Webinar: Water in Kazakhstan and Central Asia

Webinar recording is available for the BKS members in the 'Recorded Webinars' section of the website.

Freedom of the City of London

The British-Kazakh Society at the special ceremony in Guildhall.

Fellowship of the British-Kazakh Society

Michael Gifford OBE was appointed a BKS Honorary Fellow.

Annual BKS House of Lords Dinner

The British-Kazakh Society organised an annual dinner at the House of Lords.

BKS Webinar: Impact of New Environmental Requirements on the Mining Sector

Webinar recording is available for the members of BKS in the 'Recorded Webinars' section of the website.

Business Networking Session

Seminar recording is available for the members of BKS in the 'Recorded Webinars' section of the website.

Rupert Goodman Chairman of BKS meets First President Nursultan Nazarbayev

The Chairman (Rupert Goodman DL) and the Honorary Patron (HE Nursultan Nazarbayev) of the British-Kazakh Society met in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan.

30th Anniversary of Kazakhstan's Independence

The British-Kazakh Society at the celebration of the 30th Anniversary of Kazakhstan's Independence.

Astana Club Global Conference

Rupert Goodman, Chairman of the British-Kazakh Society participated as a keynote speaker at Astana Club Global Conference’, held in Nursultan, Kazakhstan. This year the conference focused on the 'Vision of the New World: Post-Pandemic and Beyond.

Interview with Mr Zhaidarbek Kunguzhinov


In celebration of the 30th Anniversary of Kazakhstan's Independence, The British-Kazakh Society presents Mr. Zhaidarbek Kunguzhinov - the Founder and Director of The Nomad Stunts International Action Company, Stunt Director and Stuntrider, Horse Trainer & Martial Arts Master, Actor

BKS Webinar: The Kazakh Energy Industry Through 30 Years of Innovation

The British-Kazakh Society hosted an Oil, Gas, and Renewables Group webinar on the development of Kazakhstan's Energy industry through 30 years of the country's independence.
You can watch the webinar recording on our website under the section 'Recorded Webinars'.

BKS Webinar: Universities Contributing to Societal Development - The Role of Institutional Autonomy and Educational Freedom

You can watch the webinar recording on our website under the section 'Recorded Webinars'.

UK-KZ Intergovernmental Commission

The British-Kazakh Society at the 8th UK-KZ Intergovernmental Commission.

Eurasian Media Forum (EMF)

The British-Kazakh Society at the Eurasian Media Forum 2021.

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