Sujit Choudhry Inputs on Constitutional Reforms

The center for constitutional transitions is a body dedicated to helping countries, and leaders decipher the complexities of a constitution. It aims to help leaders integrate their constitution to promote democracies and human rights among its citizens. Through research and collaboration, the center focuses on introducing policies for an all-inclusive government. The Center has partnered with 50+ experts, NGOs, think tanks, and multilateral organizations from 25+ countries.

Professor Sujit Choudhry has worked with the center for constitutional transitions as the Director from 2012 to help policymakers build constitutions that includes all the partisans within a region. He has edited and published academic articles, journals, books, and reports on matters constitution. Some of his books are; The Migration of Constitutional Ideas, Constitutional Design for Divided Societies, The Oxford Handbook of the Indian Constitution, and Constitution Making (  His experience as an advisor on the constitutional building has enabled him to participate in constitutional building processes in countries such as Tunisia, South Africa, Libya, Jordan, Nepal etcetera. Professor Sujit Choudhry also participated in seminars and lectures in different countries in the world to provide awareness on peaceful politics.  Check

On July 10th 2017 Sujit Choudhry with a team of other constitutional experts attended a workshop held by Ukraine primary think tanks to discuss the presidential system in Ukraine. He was honored to be in the workshop ( Sujit Choudhry pointed out that the political instability in Ukraine was due to the concentration of powers at the executive level, the feeble political parties, and the poorly managed election system. Some of the notable attendees of the workshop were Vladimir Vasilenko a human rights activist in Ukraine, Thomas Sidelius of Dalarna University, Ukraine’s Presidential advisor. Such keynote speaker provided inputs on the constitutional challenges being faced in Ukraine.

Professor Sujit Choudhry is currently collaborating with other researchers on projects set to be published within the year. These projects are aimed to provide educative findings and suggestions on how to protect the right of minorities and promote democracies in authoritarian regions. He also provides constitution consultation to both the United Nations Mediation Roster and World Bank Institute. The professor was a Dean at the School of Law at University of California, Berkeley. He was also the Cecilia Goetz Law Professor at the New York University plus the Scholl Chair at the University of Toronto.

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