Clarence Wilfred Jenks

(1909—1973) international lawyer and director-general of the International Labour Organization

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An eminent international civil servant of British nationality whose career with the I.L.O. culminated in his becoming Director-General in 1970. Author of The International Labour Code (1951, 1971). His numerous works include The Head-Quarters of International Institutions (1945); The International Protection of Trade Union Freedom (1957); The Common Law of Mankind (1958); Human Rights and International Labour Standards (1960); International Immunities (1961); The Proper Law of International Organisations (1962); Law, Freedom and Welfare (1963); The Prospects of International Adjudication (1964); Space Law (1965); Law in the World Community (1967); The World beyond the Charter (1968); Social Justice in the Law of Nations (1970).

From Encyclopaedic Dictionary of International Law in Oxford Reference.

Subjects: International Law.

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