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THF Chairman delivers powerful speech on taekwondo for peace at SportWorks Talks

Lausanne, Switzerland (September 17, 2020) – World Taekwondo President and Chairman of the Taekwondo Humanitarian Foundation (THF) Chungwon Choue today presented a SportWorks Talks webinar on how taekwondo has been used as an effective tool for social development and peace. More than 700 people from around the world registered to attend the webinar. During the […]

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THF receives a Certificate of Commendation from the Korean Minister of Culture, Sport and Tourism

During the Taekwondo Day, on September 4th 2020, the Taekwondo Humanitarian Foundation (THF) was awarded for their work in supporting refugees and helping them become global citizens through education in taekwondo, the Olympic spirit, Olympism and world peace. *Click here to watch Congratulatory message from WT President Chungwon Choue

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Donate for the Global Refugee Day

This Saturday is World Refugee Day a crucial reminder for all of us to support THF. For this purpose, THF launches a crowdfunding campaign to support a sport hall construction in Rwanda: https://gf.me/u/x9xm5r

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Taekwondo Humanitarian Foundation Board of Trustees Meeting takes place via videoconference

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (May 21, 2020) – The Taekwondo Humanitarian Foundation (THF) Board of Trustees meeting took place via videoconference today, with the THF projects for 2020 at the centre of the discussions. The global coronavirus pandemic has caused significant disruption to the THF’s existing projects in Jordan, Rwanda and Turkey, as the respective refugee camps […]

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WT, THF and UIM sign MoU to promote humanitarian initiatives

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (May 6, 2020) – World Taekwondo (WT), the Taekwondo Humanitarian Foundation (THF) and the Union Internationale Motonautique (UIM) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) today to promote humanitarian, peace and development initiatives in Sport. In light of the current situation provoked by the impact of the COVID-19 epidemic, the signing ceremony was […]

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Taekwondo Humanitarian Foundation family celebrates International Day of Sport for Development and Peace

The students in the Humanitarian Taekwondo Center (HTC) in Azraq Refugee Camp, Jordan and students from Swaziland, had a drawing time with their parents to celebrate the UN International Day of Sport for Development and Peace. The drawing reflect peace and the current COVID-19 pandemic and self-defense against diseases by taekwondo.

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Lockdown in Azraq camp

In this difficult period, our taekwondo refugees athletes from Taekwondo Humanitarian Foundation are organizing their lockdown’s life. Here is a short report of our beloved families in Azraq camp. The Sulaiman family, Rayan, Mohamed and Zeinab    They utilize their time in group training and enjoy it.  Wael Al-Farraj   Is Trying hard to maintain […]

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THF Joins Hands with Sambo

CHUNGJU, Korea, (August 30, 2019) – World Taekwondo and its charity affiliate the Taekwondo Humanitarian Federation signed a memorandum of understanding today with the International SAMBO Federation, or FIAS, with the aim of carrying out joint projects to advance youth inclusion in sport and related events globally. Under the terms of the MoU, the three […]

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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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