Many countries across the globe are going through a political crisis and internal conflicts, and one among those countries is Ukraine. Ukraine has been witnessing political conflict and social unrest for the past couple of decades, which has hampered its economy, global image, and has cost hundreds and thousands of lives as well. The major think tank of the country, Center of Policy and Legal Reforms recently organised an international seminar to debate on the semi-presidential system practised in the country and what are the reforms needed to stabilise the current political system. The workshop was held in country’s capital Kiev, in partnership with the International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance.
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Sujit Choudhry, a prominent name in the global law fraternity, was also invited to the event to share his views on the current turmoil Ukraine is going through and present relevant solutions from his perspective. Sujit Choudhry said that the major issue Ukraine is facing is the imbalance of power distribution at the top, from the country’s Prime Minister and President. Sujit Choudhry said that the country needs an overhaul of the legislation that is associated with the electoral system of the country. He also added to his conclusion that Ukraine is in need of a strong political party, which is in a position to make big legal reforms single-handedly from the position of power and with authority. Sujit said that a strong political party as an opposition would also help the government to be on their toes and do well for the country while ensuring the corruption and complacency are minimised. For timeline activity update, hit on crunchbase.com
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Sujit Choudhry has for years spoken of the need for constitutional reforms across the globe and is a promoter of comparative law. Based on blogs,law.nyu.edu, Sujit Choudhry has studied law from the best of law universities on the planet, namely Toronto University, Oxford University, and Harvard Law School. Sujit Choudhry has been a part of the constitution building process in many emerging countries, including Tunisia, South Africa, Egypt, Libya, Jordan, Nepal, and Sri Lanka. Sujit Choudhry presently serves as the Professor of Law at Berkeley Law College and is globally known for co-founding Center for Constitutional Transitions. Detailed info available on en.wikipedia.org.