Sujit Choudhry Hints about the Major Constitutional Challenges in Ukraine

Sujit Choudhry, the founder and the Director of the reputed Center for Constitutional Transitions, joined other constitutional experts around the world in Ukraine on July 10, 2017, to discuss and find solutions to address the constitutional challenges of the country. Everyone in the discussion panel agreed that the semi-presidential system of the country is the primary cause of all the instability and imbalance in the power and administration. Sujit Choudhry confirmed that he was elated to collaborate with some of the great intellectuals in constitution-making and discuss what solution could give fruitful results to Ukraine.  Check on to have an in-depth look at his profile.

He said that the constitution of Ukraine is not as unstable as it thought. However, Sujit Choudhry cautioned the concentration of power in the President, weak political parties, and the legislature type electoral system are contributing to its weak outlook. He was joined by intellectuals including, Thomas Sidelius from Dalarna University, Sergyi Holovatyi from the constitution commission of the country, Sumit Bisarya from International IDEA, Vladimir Vasilenko – a human rights representative from Ukraine, and more.

Sujit Choudhry also mentioned about the recent waves for constitution transition around the world. He also pointed out the need of the collecting quality data around the world, discussing with constitutional thought leaders, and creating policy-based options for constitution building processes. Choudhry confirmed that constitution building is one of the most exciting jobs for constitutional experts. Every one of them goes through multiple case studies, articles around the world, and collate them for approaching the subject evidently. Choudhry also mentioned the works done by Center for Constitutional Transitions in creating evidence supported policy related frameworks to address various constitutional challenges around the world. Continue reading related article on

Choudhry is the I. Michael Heyman Law Professor at the Berkeley – School of Law. He is also considered as an international authority in constitutional making, comparative law, politics, research-based solution methodologies, and more. Additional article to read on

Sujit Choudhry has extensively helped various countries in their constitution-building processes. He was a constitutional advisor to South Africa, Sri Lanka, Egypt, Jordan, Tunisia, Ukraine, Libya, Nepal, and Yemen. Read more about his advisory works, click on this.

Sujit understood that many of the constitution-based data and other information were not updated or missing during those days, and to address those concerns, he founded Center for Constitutional Transitions.  Related article on

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