Sujit Choudhry Addressing the Political and Social Unrest in Ukraine

Sujit Choudhry is one of the most trusted personalities in the field of comparative and constitutional law. Over the years, Sujit Choudhry has played a significant role in the formulation of the constitution of many different countries, including Tunisia, South Africa, Libya, Jordan, Nepal, Sri Lanka, and Egypt. More to read on blogs.law.nyu.edu.

Sujit Choudhry is also the founder of the institution named Center for Constitutional Reforms, which generates as well as mobilizes information and knowledge on comparative law globally. It brings together prominent personalities from the field of law and constitution to help formulate amendments that should be implemented by the governments from across the globe and to build evidence backed policies.  For updates on his latest work, head over to this.

One of the countries that have been in the news lately for all the wrong reasons is Ukraine. The country has lost lives of thousands of its citizens due to the political and social unrest it has been witnessing in the last few years, and due to the weak government policies. The country is nearly bankrupt and is surviving on the international aid provided by the other countries. However, the situation wasn’t like this a few years back, but due to the semi-presidential system of the country, effective policies couldn’t be made or implemented correctly, leading to the current situation. Read this must-read article on thereisnoconsensus.com.

Sujit Choudhry was one of the members present at the conference held in Kiev recently to debate on the issue of how to revive Ukraine and transform its future. The first thing that Sujit Choudhry said was that the semi-presidential system in the country needs to go if any beneficial policies are to be made for the country.  Additional article to read on constitutionaltransitions.org.

Sujit Choudhry also said that the country could do with some significant constitutional reforms that would also help in reviving its electoral process. The electoral process of any country should be transparent, just, and fair, which also enables the country’s population to trust its government. However, Ukraine’s electoral process is opposite of what it should be, which has led to the country’s people not being able to trust its government. Sujit Choudhry said that the absence of an active political party in the country has also contributed to lack of proper governance.  For added details, hit on bizjournals.com.

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