Insights from Sujit Choudhry- a Renowned Constitution Expert

Sujit Choudhry is the founding director of the Centre for Constitutional Transitions. On 10th July 2017, he joined the top constitutional experts of Kiev. This is a team of experts that was discussing the semi-presidential system of the government of Ukraine. The group of experts also discussed the constitutional challenges that are currently facing the Ukraine government. The team of experts constituted of International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance (International IDEA), an intergovernmental organization whose function is to support sustainable democracy in the world, and the Center of Policy and Legal Reform.

According to Choudhry, democratization was unstable in Ukraine. This was shown by the country’s weak political parties, legislature electoral system, and the presidency power. The members attending this expert meeting constituted of people with vast knowledge on constitutional matters. All their inputs were highly appreciated. Choudhry’s expertise in constitutional affairs was very useful.  Additional issue tackled on thereisnoconsensus.com.

Choudhry posited that total involvement in the transition of democracies was essential. He urged the constitutional thought leaders to discuss options based on policy to help in supporting the constitutional reform process. He reminded all of the importance of the constitution in acting as evidence and support.  Relevant article worth reading here

The Center for Constitutional Transition worked in generating and mobilizing knowledge used in supporting constitutional building. All this is done by a group of experts that get policy options based on evidence and use them in making decisions. The CCT worked together with NGOs and multilateral organizations. They also have senior policy practitioners and other great scholars. Refer to independent.academia.edu for added reference.

About Sujit Choudhry

Sujit Choudhry is the I.Heyman Professor of Law at the University of California. He is a famous lawyer for his authority in comparative and constitutional law. He was born in 1972. Choudhry holds a Master’s degree in law from Harvard School of Law. He obtained his Bachelors in Law from Oxford University. For more of Sujit, click sujitchoudhry.com.

Sujit Choudhry is a global leader in the constitutional building process. Some of the countries that he has advised in the constitutional building process are Libya, Nepal, Egypt, Sri Lanka, Ukraine, and South Africa among others. Additional article to read on law.nyu.edu

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