|[ Etc ] Kukkiwon to Hold Online Event for 'Announcement for Kukkiwon Branch & Representative Office'|
Kukkiwon will hold an online event to present ¡®Announcement for Kukkiwon Branch & Representative Office (hereinafter referred to as the ¡¯Announcement¡¯).
The Announcement will be live-streamed on Kukkiwon YouTube (www.youtube.com/user/kukkiwonpr) at 9AM on Monday, August 23.
Due to the prolonged novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, Kukkiwon is going to hold the Announcement in a way of releasing pre-recorded videos via SNS (social networking service).
For global Taekwondo families from 202 countries who obtained Poom and Dan certificates, Kukkiwon has served a pivotal role in banding them together. To expand the boundaries of the organization overseas, Kukkiwon is pushing forward by establishing overseas branches and representative offices.
In particular, in May, Kukkiwon President Lee Dong-sup unveiled the institution¡¯s vision of ¡®Reformation of World Taekwondo Headquarters Kukkiwon through the 2nd Innovation¡¯ and expressed ambitious goals of organizing Kukkiwon hubs across the world.
The Announcement will include the purpose of establishing overseas branches and representative offices, businesses, target countries, a notice of tender, etc.
In detail, overseas branches and representative offices of Kukkiwon will be tasked with conducting the following five businesses: ¡âExpanding KMS (Kukkiwon Membership System) dojangs, ¡âHosting training courses including Taekwondo Masters Course, ¡âCarrying out Kukkiwon examination, ¡âHosting Taekwondo contest and events, and ¡âDealing with complaints from the examination and administrative works.
Considering organizational power, potential for expansion, and finance of partners of each country, Kukkiwon will proceed with the tendering process and select optimal local Taekwondo Association or Taekwondo organization (corporation) as preferred bidders.
¡ã Announcement (1) - Announcement for Kukkiwon Branch & Representative Office.
¡ã Announcement (2) - Kukkiwon President Lee Dong-sup unveiling the vision of ¡®Reformation of World Taekwondo Headquarters Kukkiwon through the 2nd Innovation¡¯.