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Empowering Lives: New Humanitarian Mission is ‘Good to Go’ in 2016

In line with the IOC’s Olympic Agenda 2020, and in response to the global refugee crisis, the WTF is creating a focused new charitable arm: the Taekwondo Humanitarian Foundation (THF). What does it do and what does it offer? Here is the story so far. One of the greatest crises facing humanity is the flood […]

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Chungwon Choue - President, World Taekwondo Federation

Who we are – Dr. Chungwon Choue

Dr. Chungwon Choue, World Taekwondo Federation’s President since 2004, was the initiator of the Taekwondo Humanitarian Foundation project. He now holds the position of Chairman of THF’s Board of Trustees, in line with his sustained personal investment in international sports and peace. Among the other positions he currently holds in the field, Dr. Choue is […]

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Famed mountaineer Hong-gil Um named THF Goodwill ambassador

Famed Mountaineer to Talk up WTF Humanitarian Foundation

A renowned mountaineer has agreed to promote the WTF’s Taekwondo Humanitarian Foundation, or THF, at a high-profile event in central Seoul on March 17. Hong-gil Um was made a “Goodwill Ambassador” of the nascent charitable body by WTF President Chungwon Choue during the Korea Fair Play Awards and Forum, held at the Korea Press Center in Seoul, Korea.

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UNHCR and WTF Partner on Training in Camps

UNHCR and WTF Partner on Training in Camps

UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, has signed today an agreement in Geneva with the World Taekwondo Federation (WTF) that will make it easier for thousands of refugees across the Middle East, Asia, Africa and Europe to enjoy the Olympic sport and martial art of taekwondo and keep healthy.

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Nepali President Praises Taekwondo, WTF Humanitarian Project

The president of Nepal has praised taekwondo and the World Taekwondo Federation’s humanitarian work during a meeting with a visiting WTF delegation. “Taekwondo is a very popular sport in our country,” said Nepali President Bidhya Devi Bhandari. “Taekwondo is not only a sport, but also it is education, which helps form a new well-disciplined generation.”

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WTF Nepal Project 2016

WTF Mission Vows to ‘Do Good for Nepalese People’

WTF President Choue and WTF Continental Union presidents, along with a 15-member WTF Demonstration Team, arrived in Nepal on Jan. 29 for a week-long reconnaissance visit for the WTF Taekwondo Humanitarian Foundation (THF) pilot project and the WTF’s Nepal earthquake relief program.

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WTF Leaders Welcomed by Nepalese Prime Minster during Aid Reconnaissance Mission

Prime Minister Khadga Prasad Sharma Oli thanked the delegation for their visit, noting that Nepal is moving forward on the sports front, with recent international success in cricket. Having seen taekwondo at the Asian Games in Incheon, Korea in 2014, it was, Oli noted, “very excellent.”

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Rock ‘n Roll Banker Donates Profits, Song to THF

WTF Treasurer John Walker Launches New Album ‘Rain Dreaming’ At a launch event in Seoul, a prominent investment banking executive previewed his second music album and announced that profits from the work would be donated to the Taekwondo Humanitarian Foundation.

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