© (L)WT,President Chung-won Choue and (R)Muju governor In-Hong Hwang (WTU)
World Taekwondo and Muju County, Korea, today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) which will see the creation of an International Taekwondo Academy and the broader promotion of taekwondo.
President Chungwon Choue and Muju governor In-Hong Hwang attended the signing ceremony at the World Taekwondo headquarters.
Under the MoU, World Taekwondo and Muju County will plan to:
• host and promote taekwondo cultural events
• support promoting and marketing based on human and material networks and channels owned by both organizations
• cooperate with each other in promoting taekwondo events and special projects.
World Taekwondo President Choue said:"I am very happy to cooperate with Muju County in establishing an International Taekwondo Academy in Muju. The International Taekwondo Academy is not only an educational institution that fosters global Taekwondo talent with a systematic taekwondo education, but it also fosters international leaders of peace and harmony through taekwondo. World Taekwondo will actively support this."
Governor Hwang added:"I feel like I have gained tremendous support. We expect the status and strength of World Taekwondo which has 210 member national countries around the world, to play an important role in accelerating the establishment of the International Taekwondo Academy.”
Hwang announced that he plans to continue active actions such as "composing a promotion committee and advisory committee for the establishment of an academy and proposing related policies to the government and political circles."
세계태권도연맹(WT) 조정원총재는 2월 4일 WT 서울본부대회의실에서무주군황인홍군수와만나‘국제태권도사관학교(대학원대학) 설립’에 관한 양해각서를체결했다.
WT와무주군은협약에의해△태권도문화행사개최와홍보를진행하고△양기관이보유하고있는인적,물적네트워크와채널들을기반으로홍보, 마케팅을지원할방침이다. 또한, 태권도행사와특별기획등의사업추진에도상호협력하게된다.
조정원총재는 “무주군과명실상부한국제태권도사관학교를건립하게되어뜻깊게생각한다”며 “국제태권도사관학교는글로벌태권도인재를양성하는전문교육기관으로체계적인태권도교육뿐만아니라태권도를통한평화와화합의국제적리더를육성하기위한기관으로연맹에서적극적으로지원할것”이라고밝혔다.
황인홍군수는“천군만마를얻은기분”이라며“IOC 산하국제경기연맹이자전세계210개국의회원국을보유하고있는 WT의위상과저력이국제태권도사관학교설립을앞당기는데굉장히중요한역할을해줄것으로기대한다”라며 “사관학교설립을위한추진위원회및자문위원회를구성하고정부와정치권에관련정책을제안하는” 등의적극적인행보를이어나갈계획이라고밝혔다.