Republic of Korea

Contact: 82-43-852 7955
Postal address: 27438, 2F, 73, Otgat-gil Chungju-si Chungcheongbuk-do
Geographic Coverage of NGO’s expertise: Republic of Korea

URL: https://www.womau.org

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To contribute to world peace by promoting friendship between peoples through martial arts and by spreading worldwide its underlying values of peace and justice.

Established in 2002, WoMAU aims to contribute positively to peaceful co-existence through the exchange of personnel and information concerning martial arts from various countries and formulating core values through systematically collecting, exchangi

Year of creation: 2002

Safeguarding measures:

- identification, documentation, research (including inventory-making)
- preservation, protection
- promotion, enhancement
- transmission, (non-)formal education
- revitalization

Main areas of work related to the Convention:

Relevant projects and initiatives

WoMAU was involved in the inscription of Taekkyeon, a traditional martial art. The NGO analyzed the draft proposals submitted by Korea Taekkyeon Association to the relevant government and also provided them with the related information and expertise in the process of drafting it. At the very beginning, WoMAU encouraged the Korea Taekkyeon Association to submit a proposal to the relevant Ministry of Korea for inscription on the Unesco Representative List of ICH.