Sujit Choudhry, expert on constitutional law and politics is helping Ukraine

Sujit Choudhry was in Kiev, Ukraine July of 2017 with several other experts attempting to help Ukraine with their failing government. Ukraines semi-presidential government has been struggling for two decades. Sujit Choudhry and the other experts were asked to meet in the capital to discuss the constitutional issues and provide options that could help. The meeting was held at the Center of Policy and Legal Reform and the International IDEA. International IDEA is an intergovernmental organization that actively supports democracy all over the world.

Mr. Choudhry stated that it is important to have these meeting with top experts and researchers on constitution discussing the executive powers. He believes the problems with Ukraines government is the weak political parties, the split of power between the Prime Minister and the President, and the legislatures electoral system.

Sujit Choudhry has lectured in several countries, also serving as advisor to many of them including Egypt, Libya, South Africa, Nepal, and Ukraine. Internationally recognised as an authority on constitutional law and politics, Mr. Choudhry has accumulated a wide range of research and field experience in his twenty years studying constitutional law.

His research is focused on issues such as transitioning away from violent conflict and towards peaceful democratic politics, decentralization, semi-presidentialism, language policies, bills of rights, constitution building, minority and group rights, and much more. Check inspirery.com for additional article.

Sujit Choudhry has also impressively had many articles, book chapters, and working papers published over the years. Refer to blogs.law.nyu.edu for related reading.   Some of which is the Oxford Handbook of the Indian Constitution published in 2016 and Constitution Making also published in 2016. More to read on medium.com.

Currently Sujit Choudhry is a professor at the Berkeley School of Law and the Director of the Center for Constitutional Transitions. As well as holding membership at IFIT or the International Advisory Council of the Institute for Integrated Transitions and ICON or the Scientific Advisory Board of the International Journal of Constitutional Law.

Read this interview on  http://www.iconnectblog.com/2017/02/five-questions-with-sujit-choudhry/