Lawyer and academic Sujit Choudhry launched the Center for Constitutional Transitions in March 2012. The center became the world’s first when it comes to providing knowledge about how constitution building works. Today, there are more than 50 experts who are working together with Sujit Choudhry, and they are exchanging their ideas about the advantages and disadvantages of the constitutional building, and which kind of government best suits some societies around the world (constitutionaltransitions.org). These experts came from more than 20 countries, and they have their own experiences handling issues related to foreign law, foreign diplomacy and foreign policy.
Recently, the group of Choudhry went to Kiev, Ukraine, and met with several officers from the remnants of the Ukrainian Government. The country went into chaos back in 2014, when the civil erupted, and Russia started annexing the region of Crimea. The president of Ukraine also decided to step down after a series of destabilization plots against him surfaced. What was left of the government of Ukraine are a few individuals who would like to restore peace and security all throughout the country? (https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/sujit-choudhry-speaks-at-semi-presidentialism-roundtable-in-ukraine-300490365.html). Being run by a kind of government that is traditionally not inclined on democracies similar to what is practiced in the United States, the government of Ukraine called on Sujit Choudhry and asked for his assistance on what they should do with their government.
Sujit Choudhry brought with him several experts who are working with the Center for Constitutional Transitions to provide additional information to the government. They stated that the best way for Ukraine to achieve peace and security is if they would be changing their constitution and adopting a democratic type which would give the power back to the people. The government of Ukraine is also shown some advantages and disadvantages of adopting a democratically centered constitution. In the end, the government of Ukraine advised the group of Sujit Choudhry that they will be looking further into their recommendations, and see what they can do from there.
Aside from Ukraine, the Center for Constitutional Transitions has also helped several countries which were in turmoil because of government issues, like Nepal and Egypt. Related article on blogs.law.nyu.edu. The group helped each country to return to their previous state and promote peace and security among their people.
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