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Sujit Choudhry Addresses Constitutional Challenges Facing Ukraine in Kiev

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Most countries of the world are facing constitutional challenges which need to be addressed. In Ukraine, the situation is the same. There is a constitutional crisis, and that is why the world’s top legal experts met In Kiev, Ukraine to discuss the various constitutional challenges facing the country.

In attendance were several experts from various organizations including Center for Constitutional Transitions’ Sujit Choudhry, Darlana University’s Thomas Sidelius, Ukraine’s representative on Human Rights, Vladmir Vasilenko, International IDEA’s Sumit Bisarya, member for Ukraine’s constitutional commission, Sergyi Holovatyi, President and representative of the Supreme Court, Victor Musiaka, Center for Legal reform and policy’s, Ihor Koliushko and the President’s advisor among others. All these people have vast knowledge on matters constitutional.

The team addressed the semi-presidential system of government. They also discussed the challenges currently facing this system. The organizers of the event were various think tanks in the country including; Center for International Institute for Electorate Assistance and Democracy, Center for Policy and Legal Reforms, and other intergovernmental organizations that support viable democracy.

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Various people had the opportunity to give their views concerning constitutional challenges around the globe and the country. One of them was Sujit Choudhry, a focal American constitutional expert. He started by saying how privileged he was to speak in the presence of such experts concerning executive powers. His view is that democratization in Ukraine has not been stabilized yet and there was much to be done. He went on to say that the concentration of power around the presidency, legislature and the electoral system compounded by the weak political party system has led to constitutional instability in the country.

The constitutional expert went on to highlight his recent involvement in transitional democracies and constitutional making decisions. He advised that there was a need for constitutional makers to discuss and collect policy-based choices in constitutional making processes. He mentioned the importance of constitutional topics on scholars and their input on the same.  For update on his recent timeline activities, hop over to crunchbase.com.

About Sujit Choudhry

Sujit Choudhry is a renowned expert in comparative constitutional law. He combines his wide-knowledge on the subject and his research and field experience to help various emerging democracies in their constitutional making processes. He has been involved in constitutional making in different countries including, Libya, Egypt, South Africa, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Jordan, Ukraine, Tunisia, and Yemen. With reference from blogs.law.nyu.edu.

Sujit Choudhry is an I. Michael Law Professor of the University of California. Professor Sujit Choudhry serves as the Director of the Center for Constitutional Transitions.  More to read on works.bepress.com.

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Sujit Choudhry was Honored Discussing Executive Powers in Front Professionals

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Sujit Choudhry serves as the director of the Center for Constitutional Transitions; he joined the top constitutional professionals on 10 July, in Kiev. The team of professionals conducted a meaningful discussion about the semi-presidential system of the Ukraine government. They also talked about the constitutional challenges that the system is experiencing currently. Additional reading here.

The participants of the forum comprised the prominent think tank in Ukraine like:

  • The global institute for democracy and electoral assistance
  • The center of policy and legal reform
  • Intergovernmental organizations supporting sustainable democracy all over the globe

Sujit Choudhry pointed out that it was such a privilege to have the capability to discuss executive powers in front of the professionals. Evidently, he continued and mentioned that there was not democracy stability in Ukraine. The focus of the power of the president, legislature election bodies, and feeble political parties are the primary cause of the instability. Among the prominent people who accompanied Sujit Choudhry include:

  • Ihor Koliushk, who represents the Center for policy and legal reform
  • Human rights representative from Ukraine Vladimir Vasilenko
  • Sergyi Holovatyi, who serves as a member of the constitutional commission of Ukraine
  • Thomas Sidelius of International IDEA Sumit Bisarya and Dalarna University
  • Viktor Musiaka president representative in Supreme Court
  • Ex-Member of Parliament and the president’s advisor

Since all the individuals mentioned above have vast knowledge on the subject to be discussed, their input was highly needed. Sujit Choudhry has offered a lecture in different countries and worked as the constitutional processor advisor around the world. For update on his timeline activities, hop over to crunchbase.com.

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Sujit Choudhry also added that the current wave of engrossment of the transitional democracies in constitutional making decisions. He also stated that it was vital for the present constitutional thought leaders to gather and talk about policy based alternatives in support of the constitutional reform procedure.  More to read on works.bepress.com

Sujit Choudhry serves as a law professor at the University of California University at Berkeley Law school. He is well-known for authority on competitive comparative constitutional law.  Sujit Choudhry is the first dean at the university with the Indian-American origin. He was born in 1970 and his among the brilliant minds that graduated with masters in law from Harvard University. More about him on blogs.law.nyu.edu.

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Constitution Expert; Sujit Choudhry

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Sujit Choudhry holds a law degree from Harvard Law school, Toronto and Oxford University. Currently, he is serving as the director of the center for constitution transitions which is an organization responsible for generating and mobilizing information on constitutional building. The center does this by organizing and bringing together international experts who produce policy-based evidence. The experts then help decision makers and also set agenda for research. The experts are involved in every stage of the center constitutional work. The center is thriving as it integrates expert from more than 25 countries.

Sujit Choudhry is also the I.Michael Heyman Professor of Law at California University Berkeley. He was previously the Cecilia Goetz professor of law at the New York University and also for Scholl Chair in Toronto University. He is known for his authority on comparative constitutional law and politics and has been a constitutional advisor for 20 years. He has experience in public dialogue sessions, leading in consultative forums, advisory work, training civil servants, and bureaucrats, holding discussions with parliamentarians and party leaders and drafting reports.  To learn more about his advisory works, check sujitchoudhry.com.

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Sujit joined other experts in Ukraine to discuss the semi-presidential system and the constitutional challenges the system is facing. The discussion took place on 10th July in Kiev.Choudry joined by other think tanks such as Dalana University Thomas sidelius, international IDEA Sumit bisarya, Vladimir Vasilenko a human rights representative from Ukraine, Sergyi Holovatyi a constitutional commission member, Viktor Muisaka the president’s representative in the supreme court, Ihor Koliushko a center for policy and legal representative and former members of parliament. During the roundtable discussions, Sujit pointed out that the presidency powers, legislature electoral system, and weak political parties were a few of the reasons that led to instability of the Ukraine government. He also Pointed out the unstable democratization in the country. He advised that it is critical for the current leaders to gather and discuss policy based options to support constitutional reforms.  Additional article to read on works.bepress.com.

Sujit has several publications to his name including books like the migration of constitutional ideas, constitutional ideas for divided society among many others. Check this note-worthy article on californiablog.org.

Sujit Choudhry has gained international recognition and has received awards for his input. In 2011 he received practitioner award and also received the university’s Frank Knox Memorial Fellowship. Choudhry has impacted democracy hugely and has helped change political views in different countries.  For his timeline activity update, hit on crunchbase.com.

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Sujit Choudhry Discusses the Importance of Comparative Law at the Seminar Held in Kiev

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The Ukrainian Government has been suffering from internal conflicts and going through political turmoil for the last couple of decades. It has led to numerous problems for the countries, and its social and economic situation has worsened over the years due to weak governance. It is because of this that the top thinks of the country, Center of Policy and Legal Reforms in conjunction with the International IDEA organized a seminar in Kiev, where many of the leading constitutional experts were invited to share their views on how to improve the governance in the country. Among the many leading experts present at the workshop,  Sujit Choudhry was also there.   Sujit Choudhry is the former Dean of Berkeley Law and presently holds the position of I. Michael Heyman Professor at the Berkeley Law College.

Sujit Choudhry said that the Ukrainian Government has got weak over time due to the lack of presence of any strong political party and due to the partial distribution of power between the country’s Prime Minister and President. Sujit Choudhry also said that the legislation that monitors the country’s electoral system is also in need of constitutional reforms. He stated that for any government to be able to make strong policies and implement it there needs to be a concentration of power at the top, which is severely lacking in the present government at Kiev. According to blogs.law.nyu.edu, Sujit Choudhry has worked with numerous governments across the globe to help them make necessary amendments in their constitution. He has also been a part of the constitution building process in many countries, including Nepal, Sri Lanka, South Africa, Tunisia, Libya, Jordan, and Egypt.  Continue reading on en.wikipedia.org.

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Sujit Choudhry believes that the comparative law is the answer to many of the puzzling questions related to constitutions that many of the countries are facing today. Sujit Choudhry has co-founded Center for Constitutional Transitions to conduct research as well as generate knowledge about the comparative law and its methodologies. Related article on constitutionaltransitions.org

He believes that a central organization on comparative law such as Center for Constitutional Transitions would help in mobilizing the knowledge about comparative law worldwide. He is also the member of many organizations of global importance, including the World Bank Institute and United Nations Development Program.  Read more of his insights and views on this article on activistpost.com.

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Sujit Choudhry Improves Ukraine Government

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Sujit Choudhry recently met with the some of the most influential constitutional experts and collaborated on the issues within Ukraine’s government. The workshop was located in Kiev and they tried to find a solution for how the Ukraine would be able to improve its system of government. Sujit Choudhry was very excited about this opportunity and he believes this is a positive step forward for their government. Alongside Sujit Choudhry, Thomas Sidelius and Sumit Bisarya also attended.

Sujit Choudhry was able to attend after his recent release of academic papers and reports. These were known as the “Constitution Making” and they have received high praise for their extensive research and eye opening insight. More to read on constitutionaltransitions.org.  As he did in the Ukraine, Sujit Choudhry has been able to serve as the advisor for many different governments all over the world. He believes that they can all learn from each other’s successes and failures. He travels all over the world to different countries and hosts talks. By doing so, Sujit Choudhry is improving the public’s knowledge of the Constitution and how vital it is to politics. He is also working to unite experts all over the world so that the database of knowledge can be made more efficient and complete. He also urges the leaders all around the world to pay attention to the constitutional reform process and how that ties in with evidence based policy.  Additional article on blog.law.nyu.edu.

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Sujit Choudhry conducts research about politics and constitutionals law. He is very interested in the possibility of law and constitutional practice to decrease violence and political disrupt all over the world. He has been able to publish many different reports, chapters, and articles about these issues of constitutional law, design, and federalism.  Head over to activistpost.com to read more insight and views from him.

Sujit Choudhry has an impressive reputation in the world of politicals due to his extensive knowledge of the Constitution. He has been able to speak all over the world and impart his knowledge on other people. He works at the Berkley School of Law at the University of California. He is the Michale Herman Professor Law and in that position, he is able to further his research while also discussing his finding with his students. Continue reading on en.wikipedia.org.

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