SEOUL, Korea (Apr. 4, 2022) - Chungwon Choue was today unanimously re-elected as Chairman of the Taekwondo Humanitarian Foundation (THF) during an online meeting of the THF Board.
Chairman Choue founded the THF in 2015 in response to the growing refugee crisis and has served as its Chairman since the humanitarian organisation was officially registered in 2016. Under his leadership, the THF has launched projects in six countries, empowered thousands of refugees around the world through Taekwondo.
During today’s meeting Anna Panka, Jean-Marie Ayer, Maher Magableh and Richard Barnor were all re-elected as members of the Board and the THF 2021 financial accounts were approved.
THF Chairman Choue said:
“I am honoured to have been re-elected and to continue to serve the THF. Over the last six years, we have seen what a positive impact Taekwondo can have on the lives of refugees and displaced people. It provides joy and hope, but it is also a tool for learning invaluable life skills and promoting healthier lifestyles. We are very proud of the work we have done at the THF but we know there is so much more we can do and we are very excited for the future.”
Other items on today’s agenda included a presentation on the THF’s six projects running in Jordan, Rwanda, Eswatini, Switzerland, France and Turkey, which have 2,500 participants and 12 coaches. It was announced that data reporting software will be operation from 16 April 2022 and will allow all coaches to report their activity after every training session. The platform will be in English, Arabic and French.
The Board also approved the revised version of the THF Due Diligence regulations.
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