Rome becomes THF Ambassador City

Rome becomes Ambassador City for THF

ROME (May 30, 2018) – The Municipality of Rome and the Italian Taekwondo Federation (FITA) have decided to join forces with THF to work together on engaging refugees and vulnerable populations in the local community through taekwondo activities. The City of Rome was also attributed the special role of ‘THF Ambassador City’, following in the […]

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Taekwondo demonstration team performs in front of Pope Francis

Vatican City (May 30, 2018) – Pope Francis attended on Wednesday, during his weekly general audience on St. Peter’s Square, a taekwondo exhibition held by ten young Koreans, boys and girls, from the two Koreas. On the notes of Franz Schubert’s Ave Maria, five athletes dressed in black kimonos and five others dressed in white […]

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THF promotion is taken over by global taekwondo family

LAUSANNE (May 7, 2018) – 2018 seems to be the year where the promotion of taekwondo’s global humanitarian reach has become a team effort. Since the beginning of the year, several National Taekwondo Federations and Continental Taekwondo Unions stepped in to encourage support and promotion of the Foundation’s activities in major taekwondo tournaments. The 2018 […]

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Prince Albert II signs THF international petition campaign

MONACO (April 14, 2018) – His Serene Highness Prince Albert II of Monaco demonstrated strong support to the Taekwondo Humanitarian Foundation’s activities by signing the worldwide petition campaign at the The Prince Albert II Cup . The event was held on April 14 at the Stade Louis II, and saw 40 young cadet taekwondo practioners and officials […]

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World Taekwondo President invites IFs to collaborate on THF projects

BANGKOK, Thailand (April 17, 2018) – World Taekwondo President Chungwon Choue today called on International Federations (IFs) to join the Taekwondo Humanitarian Foundation (THF) in empowering refugees through sport. President Choue, who is also the THF Chairman, was invited by ASOIF to speak at the ASOIF General Assembly in Bangkok, to provide the attending IFs […]

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Taekwondo Malaysia Organizes Fundraising Run for Refugees

Innovative fundraising and promotional activities for THF took place in margin of the Malaysia Open Taekwondo Championships, which were co-organized by World Taekwondo, Taekwondo Malaysia and the Asian Taekwondo Union in Putrajaya, Western Malaysia from March 1 to 4, 2018. The most noteworthy THF promotional event occurred before the actual competition, when all of the […]

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THF Partners with Daedo International to Help Disadvantaged Communities

We are proud to announce that THF and Daedo International have officialised an agreement to partner in development efforts, using taekwondo to help disadvantaged communities. On February 01, both organisations signed a memorandum of understanding, with an objective of enhancing current and future projects run by THF. Daedo International is a Spanish Martial Arts equipment […]

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THF and the Jordan Taekwondo Federation Partner Up to Support Azraq Taekwondo Academy

On February 28, 2018, the Taekwondo Humanitarian Foundation (THF) and the Jordanian Taekwondo Federation (JTF) entered into partnership by signing a Contract of Mandate to cooperate in the management of THF’s flagship project, the Azraq Taekwondo Academy in Azraq refugee camp, Jordan. The refugee camp of Azraq was created in 2014 near the town of […]

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“Taekwondo has had a great influence on my personality and behaviors”

Asma’ Abdulrahman Sleiman is a 16-year-old girl who lives in the Azraq refugee camp. The young girl has been passionate about sports every since a young age having practiced the different ones that were on offer at the camp. When she heard about THF’s Taekwondo Academy, she joined right away, wanting to keep busy and […]

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Azraq students perform in special demonstration ceremony

On Tuesday January 23rd, 2018, a special ceremony was held at THF’s Azraq academy on the occasion of CARE International’s 70th anniversary celebrations, the NGO that lets THF use its facility as training space in Azraq refugee camp. The ceremony served as an honorary ritual for students at the academy, where they were awarded for […]

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