Sujit Choudhry Joins Other Constitutional Experts in Kiev’s Workshop.

On 10th of July 2017, a team of experts in constitutional matters had a workshop in which they discussed Ukraine’s government semi-presidential system. Among them was the Centre for Constitutional Transitions’ Director, Sujit Choudhry. In that workshop hosted by several Ukraine think tanks, were discussions about the challenges faced by the system currently.

Choudhry said that it was evident that there was instability in the democratization in Ukraine, which has been facilitated by the legislature electoral systems, presidency power concentration, and weal political parties, among other factors. Choudhry was a participant in the roundtable together with other experts such as Sumit Bisarya, Sergyi Holovatyi, Vladimir Vasilenko, Victor Musiaka, and Ihor Koliushko ( These being knowledgeable people on the matter of discussion, their input was very vital.

Sujit Choudhry also talked about the inclusion of the transition democracies in decisions of constitution-making, which have been the recent wave sweeping across countries. In this matter, he said that it was necessary for the sitting constitutional thought leaders to have a discussion on policy-based options which were to back up the constitutional reforms process (, this being a topic of interest, collecting case studies and articles to be used by the constitution-making experts in the information assembly is part of the process.

In the Center of Constitutional Transitions, mobilizing and generating knowledge important for constitution building is one of its responsibility. It does assemble and lead international experts who produce policy options which are evidence-based. Moreover, thy help in agenda-setting research and also in decision making. The Center works together with NGOs, think tanks, and multilateral organizations, who make contributions in each stage of the center’s work. The center works with field-experiences scholars and practioners experts who come from over 25 countries and aid in solving related issues in the countries. It’s through their sharing and contribution that the Center has been successful.

About Choudhry

Sujit is a constitutional law expert who has made lectures in several countries globally, as well as advised and assisted countries in the constitution making process. He is a law professor in Berkeley’s School of Law of the University of California (

He was born in 1970. he attended Oxford University for his Bachelors of law and masters from Harvard University. He is very knowledgeable in the field of law.  Check

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