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9th March 2015 Astana, Kazakhstan

Carolyn Browne

by Carolyn Browne

Ambassador to Kazakhstan

Video-blog of HMA Carolyn Browne

В этом видео-блоге Кэролин Браун расскажет о том, что делается МИД Великобритании для продвижения гендерного разнообразия, а также о движении «he for she». Ниже представлен русский транскрипт: Этот видео-блог посвящен Международному Женскому дню. Я бы, возможно, не стала делать это видео – ведь я, как и некоторые мои коллеги-женщины из Министерства иностранных дел и по делам Содружества […]

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27th January 2015 Astana, Kazakhstan

Carolyn Browne

by Carolyn Browne

Ambassador to Kazakhstan

The Birds Don’t Sing

Guest blog by Sara Pickering, Deputy Head of Mission I read this sentence in my guidebook before visiting Auschwitz-Birkenau in 1992 and found it hard to believe. But once there, you can almost touch the memories and echoes of the evil that happened.  It was, indeed, silent. I have been reading recently about two British heroes […]

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28th November 2014 Astana, Kazakhstan

Carolyn Browne

by Carolyn Browne

Ambassador to Kazakhstan

St Andrew’s Day always has a special place in my heart.

Guest blog by Greg Quinn, Deputy Head of Mission St Andrew’s Day always has a special place in my heart. Not only do I have many friends from Scotland but there are various other connections. These include the fact that my mother is of Scottish ancestry (and I’m therefore the proud wearer of a kilt), […]

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4th November 2014 Astana, Kazakhstan

Carolyn Browne

by Carolyn Browne

Ambassador to Kazakhstan

Kazakhstan Armed Forces members took part at Cambrian patrol in Wales

Guest blog by Mark Wentworth, British Defence Attaché to Kazakhstan. Eight members of the Kazakh Armed Forces recently participated in the internationally renowned Exercise CAMBRIAN PATROL that takes place annually in Wales, United Kingdom.  The aim of the exercise is to “provide a challenging patrol environment in order to enhance operational capability”. During the exercise, […]

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14th July 2014 Astana, Kazakhstan

Carolyn Browne

by Carolyn Browne

Ambassador to Kazakhstan

NATO WALES SUMMIT

A Guest Blog by Chargé d’Affaires Greg Quinn On 4 and 5 September 2014 the NATO Wales Summit will take place in Newport, Wales. This will be the largest ever gathering of international leaders to take place in the UK. Leaders, senior Ministers and Defence Chiefs from around 60 countries are expected to attend, along […]

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3rd December 2013 Astana, Kazakhstan

Carolyn Browne

by Carolyn Browne

Ambassador to Kazakhstan

A pie for shepherds

“And, most of all, the thing I liked about my time in England was shepherd’s pie!”  She beamed at me as we stood in the middle of the crowded hall in Almaty three weeks ago, surrounded by scurrying students clutching clipboards and asking probing questions of the 40 or so UK universities and colleges who […]

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22nd October 2013 Astana, Kazakhstan

Carolyn Browne

by Carolyn Browne

Ambassador to Kazakhstan

What’s in a name?

As Shakespeare famously observed, “What’s in a name? …a rose by any other name would smell as sweet”. This is Juliet – as in Romeo and Juliet – talking to herself about the slightly inconvenient problem that the man with whom she had just fallen in love comes from the clan who are sworn enemies […]

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