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Three Taekwondo athletes confirmed for Refugee Olympic Team at Tokyo 2020

Taekwondo Humanitarian Foundation is delighted to announce that three Taekwondo athletes will compete for the Refugee Olympic Team at the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020. Kimia Alizadeh Zonouzi (W-57kg), Dina Pouryounes Langeroudi (W-49kg) and Abdullah Sediqi (M-68kg) have been selected for the Refugee Olympic Team based on sport performance, confirmed refugee status and balanced representation across […]

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THF signs cooperation agreement with Fondazione Umanitaria Italiana Taekwondo

The Taekwondo Humanitarian Foundation (THF) today signed a cooperation agreement with Fondazione Umanitaria Italiana Taekwondo (FUIT) as the two organisations pledged to work together to promote mutual humanitarian activities. The agreement was signed during an online ceremony. Under the terms of the agreement, the two parties will exchange ideas and know-how as well as support […]

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Live together on April6 – Young refugees from Zaatari and Azraq camps share a moment of joy through sport

 On the occasion of the International Day of Sport for Development and Peace (IDSDP), children from Zaatari and Azraq refugee camps in Jordan had the opportunity to take part in online training sessions aimed to transmit to the young participants the positive values of sport and to encourage them to stay active and healthy during […]

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Fundraising expedition

Farah Al Assa’ad, THF Coordinator in Jordan, is currently on her way to climb Mount Kilimanjaro and will show THF flag at the summit. If you wish to support her initiative, you can donate to the THF Donate Now – THF – Taekwondo Humanitarian Foundation (thfaid.org)

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World Taekwondo, Taekwondo Humanitarian Foundation, and International Bowling Federation sign MOU to promote humanitarian activities

December 14, 2020 – As part the initiatives to advance the global values of peace and development through sport, World Taekwondo (WT), the Taekwondo Humanitarian Foundation (THF) and the International Bowling Federation (IBF) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) today. WT President and THF Chairman, Dr. Chungwon Choue, and IBF President, H.R.H. Sheikh Talal Mohammad […]

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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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