Sujit Choudhry teams up with legal and constitutional experts to discuss challenges facing Ukrainian semi-presidential system

Sujit Choudhry currently serves as the CEO and the Director of Center for Constitutional Transitions based in U.S. He has been practicing law for over 20 years now. He specializes in comparative law, which mostly deals with constitution making and reviewing. He is a scholar who has numerous publications in the legal field. Besides being a scholar, Sujit is also an accomplished businessman and a visionary leader. He established the Center for Constitution Transitions, an organization that brings together legal and constitutional experts from different parts of the world to discuss various issues affecting government systems and organizations. In his career, Sujit has helped numerous countries in Africa, Asia, and even the U.S to draft and review their constitutions.

Recently, Sujit Choudhry teamed up with a group of experts in Ukraine where they were discussing the challenges facing the Ukrainian semi-presidential system. The workshop was held at Kiev, Ukraine and attended by several high profile figures in the Ukraine government as well as other experts from other parts of the world.   Read his answers to questions hurled at him, click on

During the workshop, Sujit and his colleagues discussed the challenges facing the semi-presidential system in Ukraine extensively. The experts who were in attendance aired their views and recommendations of the changes that should be introduced to make the situation better. Some of the prominent people who attended the workshop include the president of the Ukraine Supreme Court, the spokesperson at the office of the president and also heads of corporate and non-governmental organizations. Officials of the opposition party were also present in the conference.

In his speech, Sujit noted that he was privileged to discuss the problems facing the Ukrainian presidential system with the country’s think tanks and experts from other parts of the world. Sujit noted that one of the main challenges facing the Ukrainian presidential system is the concentration of power in the presidency. He continued to say that the country has weak political parties that do not perform their role effectively.  Read his blogs, visit his social media page on

About Sujit Choudhry

According to, Sujit is a professor of law at the University of California, Berkeley law school. He is an internationally renowned authority on comparative constitutional law. Sujit has immense experience as a scholar and a consultant in the field of constitution-making and review.  Read about his published work on  He has offered his expertise to numerous countries that include Libya, Egypt, Nepal, Jordan, S. Africa, Ukraine, and Tunisia.  For more related article, check this useful link.

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