Sujit Choudhry is a highly respected personality in the area of law and discussion on the topic of constitutional reforms across the globe. He has made tremendous contributions to the development of constitutions of many countries and continues to provide his expert opinions on the subject related to many international conflicts. Recently, Sujit Choudhry was invited to the conference held in the capital of Ukraine, Kiev. The topic of the meeting revolved around the semi-presidential system followed in Ukraine and how to strengthen the political structure of the country. The conference was co-hosted by two of the major think tanks in Ukraine, namely Center of Policy and Legal Reforms and the International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance. Additional article to read on constitutionaltransitions.org
Sujit Choudhry shared few points during his turn at the conference that he felt are imperative to strengthen the social and political fabric of the country. First of all, Sujit Choudhry said that it is important that the concentration of power is not as diluted as it is now between the President and the Prime Minister of the country. He feels that it causes a conflict of interest as well as doesn’t let one ideology survive at the top of the government, and is always intertwined with differences of opinions. To read details about him, visit his website here.
Sujit Choudhry said that the lack of any major political party in the country has also contributed majorly to the political situation that exists in the country today. Sujit Choudhry stated that it is important that people in power in the country work towards the formation of a political party that stands in a corrective mode for whichever government comes to power. Having a strong opposition is important to keep the people in the authority in check to ensure the government is following what is best in the interest of the country. Relevant article to read on works.bepress.com
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Sujit Choudhry mentioned at the conference that Ukraine is in dire need of some major reforms in the constitution, which should be implemented at the earliest. Sujit Choudhry is the co-founder of Center for Constitutional Reforms and has played a vital role in the constitutional reforms and development in many other countries as he is a foreign legal expert as well. For detailed info, head over to en.wikipedia.org.