Sujit Choudhry Helping Ukraine Come Out of Political Turmoil

Sujit Choudhry is one of the most famous names in the world of comparative and constitutional law. He has assisted in building constitution of some of the developing countries, such as South Africa, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Tunisia, Egypt, Libya, and Jordan. Sujit Choudhry believes that comparative law has a significant role to play in today’s date where the world is facing many different kinds of political, social and constitutional issues. Sujit Choudhry is the co-founder of Center for Constitutional Transitions, an organization dedicated to researching about the significance of comparative law and discussing it on a global platform along with other leaders and think tanks, which helps in generation and distribution of knowledge of comparative law worldwide. More to read about him on en.wikipedia.org.

Sujit Choudhry was recently invited to share his expertise and wisdom at the global conference organized in Kiev, Ukraine. The organizers of the event were two leading think tanks based in Ukraine, Center of Policy and Legal Reforms and the highly reputed International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance. These think tanks are worried about the political and constitutional situation of the country and believe that it is essential to make some necessary reforms now.  Sujit Choudhry said at the event the situation of the country has worsened over the years mainly due to the lack of a powerful and influential political party and weak electoral system. He believes that these two factors have contributed largely to the rise in the political turmoil in the country that transformed into social and financial turmoil as well.  Be sure to read this relevant article on californiablog.org.

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Sujit Choudhry believes that for a country to progress smoothly, many factors work together. He said that Ukraine’s semi-presidential system that has been practiced for many years created an imbalance in how the power was distributed among the top leadership. It disrupted the policy making power of the direction and eventually gave rise to constant conflict. The financial situation of the country worsened as a result of the weak political structure and leadership. Sujit Choudhry is a professor of law at Berkeley Law School and has studied law at Oxford University, Harvard University, and at Toronto University.  Keep up-to-date with his latest work, click researchgate.net.

Read his shared views in this interview on http://www.ceocfointerviews.com/interviews/CenterforConstitutionalTransitions17.htm

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