Meet Sujit Choudhry; Founding Director of the Center for Constitutional Transitions

Sujit Choudhry is one of the most successful people when it comes to constitution building and amendment for growing democracy. Sujit has vast experience as he has three law degree from Oxford, Toronto, and Harvard universities. Choudhry is internationally recognized authority on politics and comparative constitutional law. With his vast experience in constitution making, Sujit has helped; Egypt, Jordan, Libya, Nepal and South Africa in constitution building.  Read related article on

Professor Sujit Choudhry is the founder of The Center for Constitutional Transitions which mobilizes and generate knowledge in support of the constitutional building. This organization assembles leading organizations networks that help in research and gathering valuable information which is helpful in constitution building. Sujit is very confident with creating a global network of constitution making; Constitution building will be elementary. Keep up-to-date with his recent work, check

During an interview by CEOCFO, Sujit Choudhry explained the idea behind the organization. Sujit explained clearly that his primary objective is to generate and mobilize knowledge in support of constitution building. The organization brings together experts from all over the world who have the same interest of better Constitution for developing democracies. Sujit also clearly explained that he decided to form the organization to fill the gap that is left when Constitution knowledge is incomplete, outdated and non-existent.  Additional article to read on

Secondly, Sujit explained his immigration background. Professor Sujit said that he is an immigrant and he has navigated in different political environments. With this experience, Choudhry has gained a wide range of public policy experience. With his three law degrees from different universities, Sujit said that they are the tool to his success in comparative constitution transition.

Also, Sujit explained that he is delighted to have brought together constitutional experts and leading scholars from various parts of the world and creating a global knowledge network. This Knowledge networks always help in the easy understanding of different countries, and it is straightforward to research and come up with original findings.  Relevant article here.

Lastly, Sujit Choudhry explained what is ahead of him and his organization. Sujit has partnered with other three agencies; International Institute for Democracy, Security Sector Reform and Constitutional Transitions, and Electoral Assistance and Territorial Cleavages in Constitutional Transitions to complete three collaborative projects on constitution building. Sujit said they would launch the knowledge project this fall.  For the full interview, head over to

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