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THF, WT and International Federation Muaythai Associations formalise cooperation

BANGKOK, Thailand (July 27, 2019) – World Taekwondo (WT), the Taekwondo Humanitarian Foundation (THF) and International Federation Muaythai Associations (IFMA) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) committing the three parties to cooperate in the promotion of humanitarian and peace-building initiatives on July 27, 2019 in Bangkok, Thailand. The MoU was signed by WT and THF […]

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THF, WT and United World Wrestling host historic joint-event in Azraq Refugee Camp

World Taekwondo, the Taekwondo Humanitarian Foundation (THF) and United World Wrestling (UWW) today hosted the first-ever joint Olympic-sport training event, named Aspire 2gether for Peace, in the Azraq Refugee Camp in Jordan. The joint event is a tangible outcome of the landmark Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed between WT, THF and UWW on 22 October […]

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World Taekwondo, Taekwondo Humanitarian Foundation, International Hockey Federation and The Hockey Foundation sign Memorandum of Understanding

LAUSANNE, Switzerland  (June 23, 2019) – World Taekwondo (WT), the Taekwondo Humanitarian Foundation (THF), International Hockey Federation (FIH) and The Hockey Foundation (THF) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) focused on the promotion of humanitarian and peace-building initiatives. The MOU was signed on 23 June 2019 by WT President and THF Chairman, Dr. Chungwon […]

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THF reinforces commitment to supporting refugees on World Refugee Day

SEOUL, Korea (June 20, 2019) – World Taekwondo today, on World Refugee Day, reinforced its commitment to using the power of sport to provide hope to those who need it most in refugee camps around the world. Under the leadership of President Chungwon Choue, World Taekwondo has made a significant contribution to supporting refugees, most […]

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It’s Raining Black Belts in Azraq – Five New 1st Dan students

AZRAQ (March 26, 2019) – Taekwondo Black Belts are pouring in at Azraq Taekwondo Academy as five refugee participants passed their black belt test at the Prince Rashid Bin El Hassan Hall in Amman on March 23rd. This brings a total of 8 participants proving taekwondo mastery at the camp’s academy after Abed El Karim […]

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Fundraising efforts in Hurghada African Para TKD Open collects $5000 USD for THF

LAUSANNE (Feb 25, 2019) – THF heads into 2019 in the right direction with THF representation at the African Para Taekwondo Open on the 20th of February in Hurghada, Egypt with successful promotion and fundraising activities. The support agreement for the refugee rights project of the Taekwondo Humanitarian Foundation (THF) and Al Shabah Company from […]

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Badminton joins taekwondo in humanitarian mission

Lausanne, Switzerland – On January 14, 2019, the Taekwondo Humanitarian Foundation (THF), World Taekwondo (WT) and Badminton World Federation (BWF) signed a landmark Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to promote humanitarian, peace and development-supporting activities. THF Chairman, and WT President Dr. Chungwon Choue, BWF President Poul-Erik Høyer and THF Executive Director Roger Piarulli met in the […]

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The Grass is greener at Azraq TKD Academy

AZRAQ, Jordan (Dec. 1, 2018) — The sand and rocks inside of Azraq TKD Academy facilities have waved goodbye and have been replaced by a fully sized artificial grass turf. The artificial grass was gifted by THF’s supporter Shandong Taishan Sports Equipment Co., Ltd along with taekwondo mats for THF’s newly built Taekwondo academy inaugurated […]

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Taekwondo Humanitarian Foundation And International Table Tennis Federation Unite to Aid Refugees

    The Taekwondo Humanitarian Foundation (THF), World Taekwondo (WT) and the International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) have signed a landmark Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to promote humanitarian, peace and development-supporting activities. THF Chairman, and WT President Chungwon Choue and ITTF President Thomas Weikert signed the agreement on 28 November during the XXIII Association of […]

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Meet Abed Al-Karim, Third Black Belt at THF’s Azraq Academy

AMMAN, Jordan (Nov. 26, 2018) —17-year-old Abed Al Karim Ehsan Khalil obtained his 1st Dan black belt on November 24th. Through his accomplishments, THF celebrates the third black belt at Azraq Taekwondo Academy after participants Wael Al Farraj in December 2017, and Yayha Al-Ghoutani earlier this year in October.         He was […]

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