Constitutional Building with Sujit Choudhry

Sujit Choudhry, the Center for Constitutional Transitions’ director, joined other leading constitutional experts in Kiev on 10th July 2017. The team of professionals deliberated on the semi-presidential structure of the Ukraine administration. They also discussed the legal challenges facing the system presently. The workshop hosts comprised of the Center of Policy and Legal Reform, International Institute for Democracy and Electorate Assistance as well as inter-governmental groups advocating for sustainable democracy across the world.

In this meeting, Sujit Choudhry stated that it was an honor to talk about executive privileges in the presence of all the specialists in attendance. Noticeably, he mentioned that democratization in Ukraine was unstable, and the strength of the executive power, weak political parties, and the legislature electoral structure were some of the reasons for the instability.

Sujit Choudhry also mentioned that the current wave of transitional democracies commitment in constitutional making decisions was critical for all the legal experts to gather and deliberate on the policy-based alternatives in support of a legit reform process. Apparently, the constitutional building is a pertinent topic for many scholars. The academics focus on a collection of articles and case studies and utilize them to collect information on this subject clearly, as stated by Sujit Choudhry.

Sujit Choudhry is a law professor at the University of California and Berkeley School of Law respectively (blogs.law.nyu.edu).  Internationally recognized as an expert on comparative constitutional politics and law (http://constitutionaltransitions.org/director/#Choudhry), Choudhry combines an extensive research agenda with comprehensive field experience as a legal building processes advisor. He has spoken or given lectures in more than 24 countries.

Sujit is the Director of the Center for Constitutional Transitions. The mission of the Center of Constitutional Transitions is to generate and also mobilize knowledge to support constitution making. To do this, it collects and leads a global network of specialists responsible for making policy options based on evidence. Up to now, this organization has worked with more than 50 specialists from over 25 countries.

In partnership with NGOs, think tanks and an international network of multifaceted organizations, the Center of Constitutional Transitions have managed to achieve its mission. The partners assist in the conceptualization of projects, conferences, and workshops, recruitment of professionals, publication, and distribution of research outputs.

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