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[ Etc ] Kukkiwon will Actively Gather Opinions of Taekwondo Practitioners Worldwide
Writer admin1 Date 2016/08/11 Hit 3076
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Kukkiwon (President OH Hyun-deuk) will actively gather various opinions of the Taekwondo practitioners worldwide to revitalize foreign policy and exchange.

 

Kukkiwon held appointment ceremony of KUKKIWON INTERNATIONAL ADVISORY COMMITTEE at the InterContinental Seoul (Coex, Seoul) at 6:00pm on Aug. 6th(Sat.). More than 100 interested parties including the President OH Hyun-deuk, President Kim Hyun-sung of World Taekwondo Academy(WTA), and the number of the Committee participated in the ceremony.

 

Planning to strengthen our expertise and revitalize overseas exchange by forming KUKKIWON INTERNATIONAL ADVISORY COMMITTEE with the overseas specialists for each field related to law, medical, business management, promotion, and international affairs, who have Kukkiwon Dan Certificate(including Honorary Dan Certificate), Kukkiwon began receiving the application for the committee member from May 25th by e-mail.

 

The eligibility to apply for the member of the committee is as follows: the applicant must be 30 years old or over residing in the country of concern, and possess Kukkiwon Dan Certificate (including Honorary Dan Certificate). He/She must also have contributed to the purpose of Kukkiwon projects, or has professional career and knowledge in the corresponding field, and must be a VIP member of KMS (Kukkiwon Membership System) recommended by Kukkiwon, or must receive recommendation from the national association or group registered with KMS.

 

Kukkiwon has selected 86 people for our 1st selection of applications. They were composed of Taekwondo high Dan practitioners having 9th Dan or 8th Dan Certificate from Kukkiwon, and specialists in various fields including law and medical fields having Kukkiwon Dan Certificate.  

 

 

The applicants who were not able to make their visit to Korea this time will be selected for the second time later, and appointment letters will be delivered to them.

 

 

From now on, the members of KUKKIWON INTERNATIONAL ADVISORY COMMITTEE will be in charge of supporting and cooperating international projects, policy advisory on distributing & developing Taekwondo overseas, establishing cooperative system for the Taekwondo masters in the country of concern, analyzing the current status and exchanging information on Taekwondo, and special & technical advice in the country of concern, and other matters commissioned by the president of Kukkiwon.

 

 

President OH Hyun-deuk said, "Kukkiwon formed the KUKKIWON INTERNATIONAL ADVISORY COMMITTEE in order to gather a counsel of experts in various fields, including foreign Taekwondo instructors, so that we may establish policies and carry out projects that are essential to the development of Taekwondo in the future," and also stated, "I entreated you to make use of all your knowledge and experiences to assist Kukkiwon so that Kukkiwon can live up to its title as the World Taekwondo Headquarters and become a symbol of harmony as the true center of Taekwondo practitioners all around the world."

 

 

Lee Gyeong-deuk, a member of the KUKKIWON INTERNATIONAL ADVISORY COMMITTEE, said, "Kukkiwon has been at the forefront of the globalization of Taekwondo and solidified its position as the World Taekwondo Headquarters, but still faces mountain of projects to be carried out," and added, "As such, the KUKKIWON INTERNATIONAL ADVISORY COMMITTEE will actively cooperate and support Kukkiwon\\\'s projects and do our best to gather all types of requests and opinions in regard to the future direction and policy decisions of Kukkiwon with a clear sense of responsibility and duty.

 

Welcoming Speech (1) -President OH Hyun-deuk of Kukkiwon presenting Opening Address

 

 

Welcoming Speech (2) - Lee Gyeong-deuk, as a representative member of the KUKKIWON INTERNATIONAL ADVISORY COMMITTEE, is presenting greeting speech 

 

 

 Presentation (1) - President OH Hyun-deuk of Kukkiwon is giving Plaque of Commission to the members of KUKKIWON INTERNATIONAL ADVISORY COMMITTEE

 

 Presentation (2) - President OH Hyun-deuk of Kukkiwon is giving Plaque of Commission to the members of KUKKIWON INTERNATIONAL ADVISORY COMMITTEE