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Francis Blanchard

diplomat , official

FRANCIS BLANCHARD, French Diplomat, Official. Director General, International Labour Organisation (Office). Government decorations. Association du Corps Préfectoral, France.

Background

BLANCHARD, Francis was born on July 21, 1916 in Paris. Son of Antoine and Marie (nee Seris) Blanchard.

Education

Ecole des Sciences Politiques, Paris, 1934-1937, Diploma Political Science. Faculty of Law & Letters, University of Paris, 1934-1937, Licentiate in Law. Spoken languages: French, English.

Career

Director General, International Labour Organisation (Office) since 1974. Acting Director General, Deputy Director General, International Labour Organisation (Office), Geneva, 1968-1974. Assistant Director General, International Labour Organisation (Office), 1956-1968.

Chief, Manpower Division, International Labour Organisation (Office), Geneva, 1953-1956. Deputy Chief, Manpower Division, International Labour Organisation (Office), 1951-1953. Director, Planning & Liaison, 1RO, Geneva, 1949-1951.

Head, Repatriation Department, International Refugee Organization, Geneva, 1947-1949. Ministry of Interior, France, 1942-1947. Attaché, Residence Générale de France, Tunis, 1940-1941.

Membership

Council Centre d’etude des revenus et des eouts since 1989, de la population et de la famille since 1990.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Skiing, tennis.

Connections

Married Marie-Claire Boue, November 10, 1940. Children: Philippe, Patrice, Attache, General.

father:
Antoine Blanchard

mother:
Marie (Seris) Blanchard

spouse:
Marie-Claire Boue

child:
Philippe Blanchard

child:
Patrice Blanchard

child:
Attache Blanchard

child:
General Blanchard