World Taekwondo President Chungwon Choue began the meeting by welcoming the new Council members who were attending a Council meeting in person for the first time since their election last October.

President Choue also provided updates on the record-breaking World Taekwondo Cadet Championships which have just concluded in Sofia and the upcoming World Taekwondo Junior Championships, as well as World Taekwondo’s latest performance in the AOSIF governance review, virtual Taekwondo which will be showcased at the Commonwealth Esports Championships on August 6-7 and the federation’s plans for the golden jubilee next year.  

Pan American Taekwondo Union (PATU) President Juan Manuel provided an update on the reforms being made within PATU.

World Taekwondo confirmed that the next Council meeting will take place on May 28 in Baku ahead of the General Assembly on May 28. 

Former World Taekwondo Secretary General Hoss Rafaty was acknowledged for his contributions to World Taekwondo and was invited at the start of the meeting to receive an appreciation plaque by President Choue.