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Helmut Türk
Judge and Ambassador of Austria

Helmut Türk

Helmut Türk
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Intro Judge and Ambassador of Austria
A.K.A. Helmut Tuerk
Is Judge Diplomat Jurist
From Austria
Field Law Politics
Gender male
Birth 24 April 1941, Linz, Austria
Age 81 years
Star sign Taurus
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Judge Dr. Helmut Türk

Helmut Türk (born 24 April 1941 in Linz) is an Austrian jurist and a judge at the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea.

He earned a doctorate of law at the University of Vienna in 1963 and attended the College of Europe in Bruges, Belgium 1963-1964. In 1965, he joined the Austrian foreign service. From 1993 to 1999, he was Ambassador to the United States and The Bahamas. He was chef de cabinet at the Präsidentschaftskanzlei from 1999 to 2004, and Ambassador to the Holy See and the Order of Malta from 2005 to 2006. On 1 October 2005, he was appointed as a judge at the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea, and was the tribunal's vice president from 2008 to 2011.


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  • The Contribution of the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea to International Law. In: Penn State International Law Review. 26, Nr. 2, Fall 2007, ISSN 1546-3435, S. 289.
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  • Combating Terrorism at Sea – the Suppression of Unlawful Acts against the Safety of Maritime Navigation. In: University of Miami International and Comparative Law Review. 15, Special Issue Spring 2008, ISSN 1551-3289, S. 337-368.


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