Sujit Choudhry and his contribution to democracy

The addition of Sujit Choudhry on 10th July into the team of constitutional delegate experts in Kiev was a much welcome decision due to the wide knowledge and experience he has when it comes to amicable solving political disputes. Sujit is the current Director of the Center for Constitutional Transitions. Related article to read on

Their team up was a move to start the discussion on the main issues facing the interim presidential system that Ukraine had put in place to fill out the power vacuum that has resulted due to its internal conflicts.

The discussion process also included the participation of some of Ukraine’s top democratic institutions such as the international institute for democracy and electoral assistance. The center of policy and legal reform was also present in this important exercise with other intergovernmental organizations also having some their representatives attending the discussions. In actual sense, each and every organization from all over the world who rally for sustainable democracy were also in attendance.

Sujit Choudhry went ahead to say that the exercise was a privilege for him since as it gave him an opportunity to tackle issues pertaining executive powers among many diplomatic experts. He also mentioned how the democratization process in Ukraine had been unstable and how it needed external support. In addition to this, he pointed out a few problems that had actually brought the country to such a situation for example that the political parties in Ukraine were still week, that so much was concentrated on the powers of the president and the process of electing the legislature.  More to read here.

The process was also graced with some few prominent people such as Thomas Sidelius from Dalarna University, Sumit Bisarya from the International IDEA, Ukraine’s representative on Human Rights Vladimir Vasilenko among many other.

Sujit Choudhry is both the Professor of law at I. Michael Heyman and the University of California, Berkeley School of Law. He is famous all over the world for his knowledge pertaining comparative constitutional law.

His heritage is that of Indian-American descent and was born in 1970. According to, he attended Harvard School of law where he attained his master degree in law. His contribution to constitutional building process in many nations has earned him much respect and recognition.  For added info, hit on

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