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Peace & Sport signs MOU with THF and WTF

THF, WTF and Peace and Sport Sign Partnership Agreement

The Taekwondo Humanitarian Foundation (THF), the World Taekwondo Federation (WTF), and Peace and Sport (P&S) have signed an agreement to join forces to promote taekwondo as a tool for social development. The memorandum of understanding was signed by WTF and THF President Chungwon Choue, and by P&S President Joel Bouzou. It has a duration of […]

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THF Challenge launch

International Fundraising Campaign Kicks off to Assist Refugees

BURNABY, Canada (Nov. 20, 2016) – The “Taekwondo Humanitarian Foundation Challenge” got off to a flying start at the 2016 WTF World Junior Taekwondo Championships in Burnaby, Canada, raising US$6,545 to empower refugees. “This fund-raising campaign offers taekwondo practitioners, dojangs and associations worldwide the chance to do good,” said THF and WTF President Chungwon Choue. […]

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Rwanda, THF and WTF sign MOU

“Taekwondo is not a Federation, it’s a Family”

BURNABY, Canada (Nov. 17, 2016) – Taekwondo and related humanitarian programs in Rwanda are set to receive a significant boost. The Taekwondo Humanitarian Foundation, or THF, and the World Taekwondo Federation, or WTF, today signed an MOU with the Rwanda Taekwondo Federation to promote humanitarian initiatives as well as peace and development activities. “We are […]

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THF & City of Burnaby sign MOU

THF Signs MOU with Burnaby City

BURNABY, Canada (November 16, 2016) – The Taekwondo Humanitarian Foundation (THF) signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Burnaby City – host city of the 2016 WTF World Taekwondo Junior Championships, to advance the City and Foundation’s shared goals of empowering refugees by providing educational opportunities, improving quality of life, and setting refugees on a […]

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Another Facet of Sport- The Taekwondo Humanitarian Foundation is Founded in Lausanne

Gone are the stereotypes about sport. It should not only be seen as a way of improving one’s health but also as a gateway to integration, education and respect. Sport plays an important role in achieving the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Kiara Palomino, Simona Hristova, Young Reporters at UNOG Not only does sport […]

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Prince Hassan bin Talal visits Azraq Taekwondo Academy

Azraq Academy in Jordan Gets Royal Seal of Approval

(October 11, 2016) – The WTF-THF Taekwondo Academy in the Azraq Refugee Camp welcomed a royal visitor last week: Jordanian Prince Hassan bin Talal. On October 5, the prince inspected the facility, which houses refugees from war-torn Syria, and watched male and female taekwondo students being put through their paces. He was also fully briefed […]

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Taekwondo in Vatican City

Taekwondo Plants Feet on Holy Ground

VATICAN CITY (October 5, 2016) – Taekwondo took a historic step today, with THF President Chungwon Choue and the WTF Demonstration Team at one of the most iconic locations on earth: The Vatican in Rome. Under the theme “Sport at the Service of Humanity” the 1st Global Conference on Faith & Sport kicked off on […]

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Dr. Choue at the China Charity Fair

THF at the China Charity Fair to find support for the World’s Most Powerless Children

SHENZHEN, China – WTF President Chungwon Choue implored philanthropists, businesspersons and officials from China and around the world to join hands with the Taekwondo Humanitarian Foundation, or THF, at the China Charity Fair 2016, held at Shenzhen’s Convention and Exhibition Center in China. The annual fair is the only national-level, comprehensive charity event in the […]

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Hadi Hassanzada competing under THF flag

Introducing refugee para athlete Hadi Hassanzada

Hadi Hassanzada is the first refugee para taekwondo athlete to compete at an international competition under the flag of the Taekwondo Humanitarian Foundation. With refugee athletes now able to participate in the Paralympics, and Para Taekwondo being on the program for this world class event’s next edition in Tokyo in 2020, the THF is set […]

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