World Taekwondo is preparing to host its first-ever Gender Equity & Women Leadership Forum in partnership with the Saudi Arabian Olympic Committee on 27-28 November as part of the federation’s ongoing commitment to using the power of taekwondo to promote understanding and inclusivity.
The forum is being held in partnership also with the Taekwondo Humanitarian Foundation (THF) and Saudi Taekwondo Federation.
World Taekwondo President Chungwon Choue will deliver an opening speech as well as IOC President Thomas Bach and President of the Saudi Arabian Olympic Committee H.R.H. Prince Abdulaziz Bin Turki Al Faisal Al Saud.
World Taekwondo President Choue said: “The COVID-19 pandemic may be the greatest challenge that humanity has faced in modern times, but the global Sports community has a responsibility to overcome such adversity and continue to inspire the world. World Taekwondo is proud to organize the 1st World Taekwondo Gender Equity and Women Leadership Forum in partnership with the Saudi Arabian Olympic Committee. We welcome you to join us, as we discuss about how Sport, and Taekwondo in particular, can be used to positively contribute to gender equity and women leadership in society”.