Sujit Choudhry Meets Up With Experts To Discuss Ukraine’s Constitutional Reform

On July 10th in Kiev, Sujit Choudhry, Director of the Center for Constitutional Transitions, met up with other constitutional experts to discuss the Ukrainian government. He made the statement that building democracy in the Ukraine has not been a stable process and that it is highly important for for constitutional thought leaders to talk about options that are policy-based for the constitutional reform process going on in the Ukraine. He feels like the issues with the legislature electoral system, the concentration of presidential power, and a system full of weak political parties have all been a part of the greater problems at-large. He was joined by a spread of influential people with plenty of knowledge in the subject, including, Ukraine’s representative on Human Rights; Vladimir Vasilenko, Dalarna University’s Thomas Sidelius, Ihor Koliushko; a representative of Center for policy and legal reform, and many more. Sujit Choudhry’s Center of Constitutional Transitions project has helped to offer information and knowledge that helps nations to build their own constitutions, and he hopes to do the same in the Ukraine.  A must-read interview with Sujit on

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Sujit Choudhry is recognized, internationally, as the authority on comparative constitutional law and politics and has spoken in a spread of countries to share his knowledge. He has law degrees from Harvard, Toronto, and Oxford and has worked as a law clerk in the Supreme Court of Canada. As the Director of the Center for Constitutional Transitions, he helps to provide knowledge and support for decision makers by introducing them to evidence-based policy options. The Center for Constitutional Transitions also works with numerous experts from more than 25 countries and is partnered with a global network of multilateral organizations, NGO’s, and think tanks. Additional important article on

Sujit Choudhry was awarded with the Frank Knox Memorial Fellowship from Harvard University as well as the William E. Taylor Memorial Fellowship from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) and was a Rhodes Scholar. For his efforts in post-conflict constitutional law, he was awarded the Trudeau Foundation Fellowship as well as the Practitioner of the Year award.   Check this on As a member of the United Nations Mediation Roster, he has offered consultation to the World Bank Institute at the World Bank and the United Nations Development Program.  More to read on

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