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JUA Congress 2007
Date : Tuesday, July 24, 2007

Minutes of JUA Congress, Kuwait.
Place: JW Marriott Hotel, Kuwait City, Kuwait
Time & Date: 10:30 -14:30,  May 14, 2007

Agenda 1 – Roll Call

Mr. CHO
I would like to begin with calling JUA member federations. There are 39 JUA member countries; Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Cambodia, China, Hong Kong China, Indonesia, India, Iraq, Iran, Jordan, Japan, Kazakhstan, Kyrghyzstan, Korea, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Laos, Lebanon, Macau China, Malaysia, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, Palestine, D.P.R.Korea, Qatar, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Syria, Thailand, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Chinese Taipei, United Arab Emirate, Uzbekistan, Vietnam, Yemen.
Today 35 delegates are present and 4 proxies, thus there was a quorum to convene this Congress according to paragraph 3, article 10 of the JUA status. Before we start, I would like to announce that two observers from IJF were invited to be in this congress. I would like to welcome them as well as Mr. Sato who is the presidential candidate to enter into the room. I ask all the other people except the delegates to leave the room now. Please close the door. Thank you! I would like to ask everybody to turn off your mobile phone please. Now, let’s stand and pay tribute to the late Mr. Takeuchi for one minute. Thank you.
Mr. CHO kindly asked the Congressman to be seated and introduced the JUA President, Mr. KIM for his opening address.

Agenda 2 – Opening Address

Mr. KIM
Dear my fellow judo colleagues and congress delegates,
On behalf of Judo Union of Asia, it is my pleasure to welcome all delegations to the 2007 Judo Union of Asia Ordinary Congress in Kuwait. In addition, I would like to express my sincere gratitude to all of you who have come from all parts of Asia to attend this Congress as representatives of national federations.
I would like to take this opportunity, before opening the Congress, to ask all delegates present here to show kind cooperation and support. I am confident that you would carefully consider the Agenda we will discuss today for the further development and diffusion of Judo in Asia.
Before I announce the opening of the Congress, I would like to express my best appreciation to Mr. Obaid AL-ANZI, JUA Vice President of West Zone, and Vice President of Kuwait Judo & Taekwondo Federation, and all people who have made utmost effort to prepare this meaningful event.
Now, I would like to call 2007 Judo Union of Asia Ordinary Congress to order.

Agenda 3 – Approval of the Agenda

Mr. CHO
I would like to ask all the delegates to look at the agenda that is already on your desk. If there are no further comments or objections, please tell us now. Okay! I would like to declare that the agenda of 2007 JUA Congress is unanimously approved.

4. Approval of the Minutes of 2005 JUA Congress

Mr. CHO
The next item is the Minutes of 2005 JUA Congress held on May 12, 2005 at Tashkent, Uzbekistan. If there are any comments or objections, please let us know now. Alright! There is no comment so I would like to announce that the Minutes of 2005 JUA Congress is unanimously approved.
Let’s move to the reports from the JUA Executive Committee members. Firstly, the President of JUA, Mr. KIM, Jung Haeng will deliver his report.

5. Reports : Executive Committee members

5-1  President
Mr. KIM
As Mr. Takeuchi suddenly passed away in May 2006, I have succeeded to the position of JUA President. Since then, I have made utmost effort to fulfill my duties as JUA President.
I would like to report to you about the activities I have done during the period from 2006 to 2007.
Activities from 2006 to 2007
JUA Events
2006 May Asian Junior Judo Championships and JUA EC meeting, Jeju, Korea
  Nov. JUA Women’s Referee Seminar, Qingdao, China
Other Events
2006 Oct. World Junior Judo Championships
Dec. Doha Asian Games
  Dec. IJF EC Meeting, Fukuoka, Japan
2007 Apr. IJF EC Meeting, Beijing, China
In particular, JUA had cooperated with the Organizing Committee of 2006 Doha Asian Games, and the Judo competition had been successfully performed.
I also participated in following tournaments as the President of JUA.

2006 Sep. East Asian Judo Championships
  Nov. Qingdao Int’l Judo Tournament
  Dec. Fukuoka Int’l Women’s Judo Championships
  Dec. World University Judo Championships
 Decision: The JUA President’s report is approved.

Mr. CHO
Now it’s my turn to deliver a report as the General Secretary. I kindly ask you to refer to the photocopy of my report on your desk.

5-2  General Secretary
Mr. CHO
I would like to report to my fellow Judo colleague about the activities done during the period from 2006 to 2007. As the General Secretary of Judo Union of Asia, I have participated in JUA organized events
Activities from 2006 to 2007
Apr.  2006  JUA Referee, Coaching, Organizing Seminars in Damascus, Syria
May  2006  Asian Junior Judo Championships Jeju, Korea & JUA EC Meeting
Jul.   2006  Thailand Int’l Judo Tournament, IJF Referee exam
Nov.  2006  Qingdao Int’l Judo Tournament, JUA Women Referee Seminar
Dec.  2006  Doha Asian Games
Apr.  2007   Asian Judo Championships Inspection
I would like to report to you that I fulfilled my mission as a general secretary for the period of 2006 and 2007.
In 2006 and 2007, I participated in the following tournaments.
Jun.  2006  Jikji Cup International Junior Judo Championships
Sep.  2006  World Championships by Team of Nations
Sep.  2006  East Asian Judo Championships
Oct.  2006  World Junior Judo Championships
Nov.  2006  Qingdao Int’l Judo Tournament
Nov.  2006  KRA Cup Korea Open Judo Tournament
Dec.  2006  Fukuoka Int’l Women’s Judo Championships, IJF Women Coach Seminar
Mar.  2007  Hong Kong Int’l Judo Tournament
Mar.  2007  XIV Int’l Judo Tournament in memory of Sanjar Jandosov
Apr.  2007  Damascus Int’l Judo Tournament
 Decision: The JUA General Secretary’s report is approved.

Mr. CHO
Next, the report is to be delivered by Mr. Kumar who is the General Treasurer of JUA.

5-3  General Treasurer
Mr. KUMAR
The Honorable President and members of JUA, I would like to express my sincere thanks to all of you for your kind support and cooperation to complete my term as General Treasurer, JUA from 2003 to 2007. My special thanks are to JUA EC, for their continued support.
I am happy to present the audited accounts of the JUA for the following period.
1st April to 31st December 2005, 1st January to 31st December 2006 and 1st January to 31st March 2007.
In my report handouts, I have enclosed JUA Accounts as on 31st March 2007, in accordance to the JUA Financing and Accounting Procedure. The accounting procedures have been followed as per the international accountancy rules, as per the Certificate given by the JUA Chartered Accountants. These accounts give a true and fair picture of the Balance sheet, as well as Income and Expenditure accounts of JUA.
As promised at the time of my election in the year 2003, I have tried my bests to achieve the targets set for the 4 years term.
Transparency: The complete transparency has been maintained, while circulating the accounts to EC meeting and General Body meetings, so that anybody can ask questions about the accounts. All JUA Accounts has been loaded in the JUA Officials Website (www.juaonline.org), which can be downloaded at any time.
Effective financial Management: Efforts have been made to prepare the accounts in an effective manner with complete professionalism. The objective was to make the accounts more simple, so that everybody can understand.
Development of JUA Website: A new JUA website has been developed which is being up-loaded from time to time, to highlight the JUA news.
I will continue to report further a little later at the discussion time.
Decision: The JUA General Treasurer’s report is approved.

Mr. CHO
The next report will be delivered by Mr. Kawaguchi, the JUA Refereeing Director.

5-4  Refereeing Director
Mr. KAWAGUCHI

The Referee License Examination is as follows.
IJF International Referee Examination
Date Place Tournament Host Passed
May 18-20, 2005 South Africa African Judo Championships AJU 3
Nov 5-4, 2005 Australia OJU Open World Cup OJU 4
Jan 14-15, 2006 Japan KANO Cup JUA 10
Feb 18-19,2006 Hungary World Cup Wpmen Judo Tournament EJU 2
Apr 13-14,2006 USA USA Cup PJU 3

IJF Continental Referee Examination
   Passed
Date Place Tournament JUA"B" Continental
Nov 12-13, 2005 Taipei Asian Junior Judo Championships 2 26
Jul 8-9, 2006 Thailand Thailand International Judo Championships 2 31
Sep 2-3, 2006 Mongolia EAST Asian Judo Championships 2 14

The report of JUA events between 2005 and 2006 is as follows.
May 14 and 15, 2005, Asian Senior Judo Championships were held in Tashkent, Uzbekistan. 13 JUA Nominated Referees as under participated.
In 2005, JUA Refereeing Seminars were held together with the Coaching and Sports Organization Seminar at Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam in conjunction with the 13th Vietnam International Judo Tournament.
2005 Asian Junior Judo Championships took place on November 12th and 13th, 2005 in Taipei. 43 referees including examinees participated.
May 13th and 14th, 2006, Asian Junior Judo Championships was held in Jeju, Korea. 19 Referees participated.
April 20th and 21st 2006, JUA Refereeing Seminars were held together with the Coaching and Sports Organization Seminar at Damascus, Syria in conjunction with the 3rd Damascus International Judo Tournament. 27 participants attended in the Refereeing Seminar.
November 11th and 12th 2006, JUA Women’s Refereeing Seminars were held at Qingdao, China in conjunction with the 6th Qingdao International Judo Tournament. 25 participants including local referee attended in the Women’s Refereeing Seminar.
From December 2nd up to 5th, the 2006 DOHA ASIAN GAMES were held at Doha, Qatar. 16 nominated Referees, 12 nominated team Referees, and 3 Referees from host country attended.

The report of IJF events between 2005 and 2006 is as follows.
From September 8th up to 11th, the 24th World Judo Championships were held in Cairo, Egypt. 11 Referees from JUA attended as below.
MOON Won-Bae (KOR)  FUJII Shozp (JPN)
KIM Do-Jun (KOR)   KOMATA Koji (JPN)
WANG Guoqiao (CHN)   SUN Yi-Hsiung (TPE)
AL-MOAMMER Moammer (KSA) SHIAU Shwu-Huey (TPE)
ASHOUR Ibrahim (KUW)  DAMDIN Tsend (MGL)
AZIZ Ali Mohammad (IRI)

From September 16th and 17th, 2006, Paris World Judo Championships by Team of nations were held in Paris, France. 8 Referees from JUA as follows attended.
MOON Won-Bae (KOR)  XIA Shuangxi (CHN)
CHAI Ling (CHN)   FUJII Shozo (JPN)
KOMATA Koji (JPN)   AZIZ Ali Mohammad (IRI)
MINOOKADEH Mohammad (IRI) DAMDIN Tsend (MGL)

From October 12th up to 15th, the 13th World Junior Judo Championships were held in Saint Domingo, Dominica Republic. 12 Referees from JUA as follows attended.
ZHOU Mingui (CHN)  MOHAMMAD REZA Minookadeh (IRI)
Keyvan DEHNAD (IRI)  FUJIWARA Takao (JPN)
AMANO Akiko (JPN)  NURTAZIN M (KAZ)
KIM Kwan Hyun (KOR) PARK Jong Hak (KOR)
LEE Khim Seng (MAS)  Ravil BOGOUTDINOV (UZB)
HUANG Pai Ling (TPE)  Lin Shu Pin (TPE)

On the occasion of IJF Congress Meeting held in Cairo, Egypt conjuction with the World Judo Championships 2005 the “CARE SYSTEM” was proposed to introduce and approved its use together with the “BORDER LINE ACTION” rule for a year as a trial.
After the trial period for a year the “CARE SYSTEM” had the approval of the IJF EC meeting held in 2006 at Fukuoka, JAPAN.
Thereupon I hereby would like to propose to introduce its use at the officials JUA events such as Asian Judo Championships, Asian Junior Judo Championships and ASIAN GAMES.
In line with this I also would like to propose to indicate in the list of Organizer’s Provide at the “COOPERAIVE AGREEMENT” which shall be contracted between JUA and organizing country.
Aim to use the “Care System”: When a special situation occursduring the competition, when the Referees consulting, the Referee Commission can give proper advice in order to avoid a totally wrong decision.
Decision: The JUA Refereeing Director’s report is approved.

Mr. CHO
Okay! Now, Mr. CHE who is the Sports Director will report to us.

Mr. CHE
5-5  Sports Director 
I would like to report the JUA activities held in Asia from May 2005 to May 2007.

Official Tournaments:
2005 ASIAN JUDO CHAMP. at Tashkent, Uzbekistan from May 14th-15th.
2005 ASIAN JUNIOR JUDO CHAMP. at Taipei, Taiwan from Nov. 12th-13th.

INT. Tournaments:
1st “JIKJI” CUP INT. JUNIOR TOURNAMENT M&W at Cheongju, Korea from June 8th-9th, 2005.
14th PAC RIM JUDO CHAMP. at Jeju, Korea from June 26th -27th, 2005.
14th INERNATIONAL FAJR JUDO CHAMP. at Tehran, Iran from June 30th-July 1st, 2005.
VIETNAM INT. JUDO CHAMP. at Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam from July 30th-31st, 2005.
INT. JUDO TOURNAMENT FOR MEMORY MRAT CHEGEVEV M at Ust-Kamenogorak, Kazakhstan from Oct. 6th-8th, 2005.
QUINGDAO INT. TOURNAMENT at Qingdao, China from Nov. 26th -27th, 2005
2005 KRACUP KOREA OPEN INT. TOURNAMENT at Jeju, Korea from Dec 2nd-3rd.
FUKUOKA INT. W. TOURNAMENT at Fukuoka, Japan from Dec. 10th-11th, 2005.
JIGORO KANO CUP INT. JUDO CHAMP. at Tokyo, Japan from Jan. 14th-15th, 2006.
4th INDIA CUP INT. CHAMP. at Orissa, India from Jan 21st-22nd, 2006.
2006 MACAU INT. JUDO TOURNAMENT at Macau from Mar. 25th-26th.
3rd DAMASCUS INT. JUDO TOURNAMENT at Damascus, Syria from April 20th-21st, 2006.
2006 JIKJI CUP INT. JUNIOR JUDO TOURNAMENT at Cheongju, Korea from May18th-19th.
15th INT. FAJR JUDO CHAMP. at Teheran, Iran from June 24th-25th, 2006.
THAILAND INT. JUDO CHAMP. at Chanthaburi, Thailand from July 8th-9th, 2006.
TAIPEI INT. JUDO CHAMP. at Taipei, Taiwan from Nov. 4th-5th, 2006.
QINGDAO INT. TOURNAMENT at Quingdao, China from Nov. 11th-12th, 2006.
KRA CUP KOREA OPEN INT. JUDO TOURNAMENT at Jeju, Korea from Nov.17th-18th, 2006.
FUKUOKA INT. W. TOURNAMENT at Fukuoka, Japan from Dec. 9th-10th, 2007.
HONG KONG INT. JUDO TOURNAMENT at Hong Kong from Mar. 3rd-4th, 2007.
XIV INT. JUDO TOURNAMENT MEMORY OF SANJAR JANDOSOV at Alma Aty, Kazakhstan from Mar. 17th-18th, 2007.
4th DAMASCUS INT. JUDO TOURNAMENT at Damascus, Syria from Apr. 19th-20th, 2007.

JUA Seminars:
JUA Organization Seminar at Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam from Jul. 27th-29th, 2005.
JUA Organization Seminar at Taipei, Taiwan from Nov. 6th-9th, 2005.
JUA Organization Seminar at Damascus, Syria from Apr. 17th-19th, 2006.

Now IJF activities are as follows.
Official tournament:
2005 WORLD SENIOR CHAMP. at Cairo, Egypt from Sep.8th-11th.
2006 WORLD CHAMP. BY TEAM OF NATIONS at Paris, France from Sep. 16th-17th.
WORLD JUNIOR CHAMP at Santo Domingo, Dom. Rep. from Oct. 12th-15th, 2006.
IJF Meetings:
IJF SPORTS COM. MEETING at Cairo, Egyprt from Aug.31st-Sep. 1st, 2005.
IJF SPORTS COM. MEETING at Santo Domingo, Dom. Rep. from Oct. 9th-10th , 2006.
University Judo:
18th WORLD UNIVERSITY JUDO CHAMP. at Suwon, Korea from Dec.14th-17th, 2006

SOUTH ASIAN GAMES at Colombo, Sri Lanka from Aug. 25th-27th, 2006- Number of NOC:6, Number of Athletes: Men 34, Women 23.

ASIAN GAMES at Doha, Qatar from Dec. 2nd-5th, 2006- Number of NOC:35, Number of Athletes: Men 140, Women 84.
Decision: The JUA Sports Director’s report is approved.

Mr. CHO
The next Executive Committee member to report is Mr. DERAKSHAN who is the JUA Education and Coaching Director..

Mr. DERAKSHAN
5-6  Education & Coaching Director
* Coaching Seminar in Syria- with over 36 people attended.
* Coaching license “A”&”B” in Asia.
* First Self-Defense Conference was held in Santa Domingo with
representatives from Asia, Pan America and Europe.
* KATA Championships postponed till 2008.
* Donation of 300 sets of Recycled Judogis for 2007.’
* 12 O/S courses in 2006.
* May 2007 O/S course in North Korea.
* Proposal of New design of Ippon Trophy in India.
* New Equipment Provided by Mizuno to check the Judogo to make sure that it’s standard for players making equal opportunity for all.
Decision: The JUA Education and Coaching Director’s report is approved.

Mr. CHO
The JUA Marketing Director, Mr. RAZAVI is to deliver a report.

Mr. RAZAVI
5-7  Marketing Director
The Sponsorship of the 2005 AJC in Tashkent, Uzbekistan is as below.
Official Sponsor for Uzbekistan National Judo Team (male and Female) and Coaches.- Providing 34 sets of ‘A’ class Standard Judogi (White and Blue) for each category including coaches to the value of US$1700.
Elegant Pen set for all Members present at JUA Congress on behalf of JUA to the value of US$2100.
100 T-shirts for all Medalists (male and female) as well as organizing Committee members to the value of US$1500.
Upon request from UJF fro manual Scoreboards 3 sets complete to the amount of US$200.
Thus adding the Sponsors for AJC to a total amount of US$5500.

Asian Senior Championships, Kazakhstan in 2004.
Bill Board Advertising to a total value of US$10000 in cash.
Donation of 100 sets of T-shirts, 100 Tracksuits and 20 Elegant Pen sets to the value of US$4750.
20sets of Judogi (Blue and White) to Kazakhstan Judo Federation to the value of US$1000, thus adding a total of US$15750.

Donation of 150 ‘A’ class Judogis on behalf of JUA to: Sri Lanka (30 sets), Yemen (30 sets), Laos (30 sets), Tajikistan (30 sets), North Korea (30 sets). To the total of US$7500.

AJJC Macau 2003
Donation of Tracksuits with “TEFAL” logo to All Medalists to the value of US$2050.

Advertising Album
I have produced 1000pcs of advertising album of which you will have in front of you of which if you feel there are any Companies whom are willing to sponsor, you can use the album to attract sponsors.
I have sent the Album to: All IJF Official Suppliers, Over 35 Iranian Companies, Over 30 international Companies. The total cost of the Album was US$3000 (which came from sponsors.).

One set TATAMI 10X10 to the value of US$4000.
JUA EC members decided to donate the TATAMI to Palestine Judo Federation. But in spite of all my efforts and contacts, the delivery of the donated TATAMI to the Palestine due to some problems was impossible.

Badges for all EC Members to the value of US$980.

Finally I am proud to announce I have attracted sponsorship in Cash and Gifts to the Total Value of US$38780.
Decision: The JUA Marketing Director’s report is approved.

Mr. CHO
Now is the time to be reported by the JUA Vice Presidents. Firstly, the JUA President, Mr. KIM who also represents the East zone will report his activities.
5-8 Vice-President

Mr. KIM
5-8-1 East Zone
1. Activities during 2006 and 2007 
2006
Hong Kong Int’l Judo Tournament :  Feb. 11-12, Hong Kong
Macau Int’l Judo Tournament :  Mar. 25-26, Macau
The 1st East Asian Judo Championships   :  Sept. 2-3, Ulaabaatar, Mongolia
Taipei Open Int’l Judo Tournament :  Nov. 4-5, Taipei, Taiwan
Qingadao Int’l Judo Tournament / JUA Women’s Referee Seminar :  Nov. 11-12, Qingdao, China
2006 KRA Cup Korea Open Int’l Judo Championships  :  Nov. 17-18, Jeju, Korea
24th Fukuoka Int’l Women’s Judo Championships
IJF Women’s Coach Seminar :  Dec. 16-17, Fukuoka, Japan
World University Judo Championships   :  Dec. 17-20, Suwon, Korea
2007 
JIKJI Cup International Junior Judo Tournament :  Jun. 28-29, Cheongju, Korea
Pacific Rim Junior and Senior Judo Championships :  Jul. 27-29, Macau
Taipei International Judo Tournament :  Aug. 4-5, Taipei, Taiwan
East Asian Judo Championships :  Oct. 30-31, Shenzhen, China
Qingdao International Judo Tournament  :  Nov. 24-25, Qingdao, China
KRA Cup Korea Open International Judo Tournament :  Nov. 30-Dec.1, Jeju, Korea
Kano Cup Men & Women International Judo Tournament :  Dec.7-9, Tokyo, Japan
 
2. Income & Expenditure Account for the period from 1st Jan. 2005 to 10th May 2006
We have received total USD 32,000 as JUA grant to East Zone member federation. Among this amount, we supported USD 4,000 each to Mongolia, DPRK, Hong Kong, and Macau. The other 4 federations agreed to deposit the grant allocated for them to EAJF’s account for EAJF development fund. In addition, special grant of USD 1,000 was given to DPRK for office supply. During 1st East Asian Judo Championships, USD 2,450 was spent in welcome party and appreciation trophies. So far, the balance money is USD 16,999.

Decision: The JUA Vice President (East Zone)’s report is approved.

Mr. CHO
The JUA Vice President Mr. HASSAVODIN is going to report his activities for the South East zone.

Mr. HASSAVODIN
5-8-2 South East Zone
I would like to say thank you to JUA and also to the member Federation of South East Zone for your support for the development of Judo in Asia and our zone. There are 9 member countries in South East Zone.
The events that were held in our zone in recent years are as follows.
Vietnam International Judo Championships was held at Ho Chi Minh city on 30th July and July 31st, 2005.
Thailand International Judo Championships was held at Chanthaburi on 8th July and 9th July, 2006.
JUA Organization Seminar was held at Ho Chi Minh city from 27th July to 29th July, 2005.
Decision: The JUA Vice President (South East Zone)’s report is approved.

Mr. CHO
The JUA Vice President, Mr. TYTLER will report his activities for the South Zone.
Mr. TYTLER
5-8-3 South Zone
Dear Friends,
First of all I convey my thanks to JUA for their support in promotion o Judo in South Asia during my tenure as President, South Asia Judo Federation.
With the inclusion of Afghanistan, now there are six member countries in South Asia Judo Federation. As you are aware, most of the countries in South Asia are developing countries having less financial resources.
During the last 4 years, the members of the South Asia Judo Federation, have received financial assistance from JUA, which has helped them in promotion of Judo, in their country.
The following events were successfully conducted in South Asia in the year 2005-2006:
1) South Asia Judo Championships for Seniors from 25th February to 1st March 2005 at Indore, India:
All the member countries of the South Asia Judo Federation, i.e. Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and India, participated in this events.
2) SAJF also conducted the IJF Continental Refereeing Examination during the South Asian Judo Championships at Indore, India.
3) 4th India Cup International Judo Championships, Men and Women, from 19th to 23rd January, 2006, Orissa, India.
4) SAF Games-2006, from 23rd to 29th August 2006, Colombo, Sri Lanka
5) Exchange Training Program between India & Pakistan Judo Federations:
a) Pakistan Women Team visited India:26th August to 5th September 2005.
b) Indian Men Team visited Pakistan from 3rd to 13th December 2005.
6) Four Coaches from Nepal Judo Association attended the Coaching Seminar held in Dehradun, India, in April 2007.
I extend my sincere thanks to all the Executive Committee Members and Members of the South Asian Judo Federation for their co-operation and help.
Decision: The JUA Vice President (South Zone)’s report is approved.

Mr. CHO
Next, the JUA Vice President, Mr. BAGDASAROV will report his activities for the Central Zone.

Mr. BAGDASAROV
5-8-4 Central Zone
* Participated in the following JUA events.
ASIAN GAMES, at Doha, Qatar, on Dec. 2006.
International Tournament of “A” class, Kazakhstan on Apr. 2007.
*JUA Development Fund 2006
  Kyrgzstan Judo Federation – US$2500
   Turkmenistan Judo Federation – US$2500
*JUA Special Grant
  For distributing the JUA Speciall Grant to following Central Asian Countries:
  -Kazakhstan Judo Federation – USD4000
  -Kyrgyzstan Judo Federation – US$4000
  -Tjikistan Judo Federation – US$4000
  -Turkmenistan Judo Federation – US$4000
  -Uzbekistan Judo Federation – US$4000
Decision: The JUA Vice President (Central Zone)’s report is approved.

Mr. CHO
The JUA Vice President, Mr. AL-ANZI will report his activities for the West Zone.

Mr. AL-ANZI
5-8-5 West Zone
I would like to say thank you to JUA and also to our 10 member Federations of West Zone for your support for the development of Judo in Asia and our zone.
The events that were held in our zone are as follows.
The 14th International Tournament was held at Tehran, Iran on 30th June and July 1st, 2005.
The 3rd Damscus International Judo Tournament was held at Damascus, Syria on 20th and 21st April, 2006.
The 15th International Fajr Judo Championships was held at Tehran, Iran on June 24th and 25th, 2006.
JUA Organization Seminar was held at Damascus, Syria from 17th April to 19th April, 2006.
Decision: The JUA Vice President (West Zone)’s report is approved.

Mr. CHO
On behalf of the JUA Vice President, Mr. SONG, a Chinese delegate will report his activities for the 2008 Olympic Games.

A Chinese Delegate
5-8-6 2008 Olympic Games
General information of the Beijing Organizing Committee of the 2008 Olympic Games (BOCOG).
Sports Department:  There are 131 full-time staffs and 10 Divisions for BOCOG.
Relations with IJF:  A smooth and efficient communication with IJF.
The exchange of information at a regular basis has been set.
   Communications with IJF to promote understanding.
Venue Capacity:  The total number of seats is 8024.
    The Competition area is as large as 60Mx40M.
       FOP: 2 Mats (each one: 29M x 16M);
The contest area of each mat is 8Mx8M, while the danger zone is canceled according to the new IJF refereeing rules.
       The Warm-up area is nearly 640M2.
Competition Schedule:  Judo will be held from day 1 to day 7 (7 competition days).
Test Events: BOCOG’s Proposal -> IJF (Confirmation: January, 2006)->IOC Approval.
    ->Submit to IOC COCOM (May, 2005)
   Test Event :2007 Beijing Open Tournament.
   Date: November 15-16, 2007-07-23  
   Weight Categories:
   Men:66kg, 81kg Women:52kg, 63kg
Sports Equipment: To follow IOC guidelines
   To respect IJF rights
   Mats: Taishan
   Reserve Judoji: Mizuno.
Sports Program (Number of Athletes): Men:217
     Women: 147
     Gender not specified:22
     Total: 386
(IOC &BOCOG just received the athlete qualification system provided by IJF)
NTO’s Training Programs: 2 seminars from NTOs will be organized from 2006 to 2007.
     3 days for each.
Accommodation: IJF Hotel-The Great Wall Sheraton Hotel (10km to Competition Venue)
 Technical Official Hotel-Central Garden Hotel (8km to Competition Venue)
 Olympic Village - Pre-opening: July 18,2008
- Official Opening: July 25, 2008
- Official Closing: August 27, 2008
Transportation: Transportation strategic plan completed.
      To build up Olympic transport models.
Security: Preliminary Strategic Plan for Olympic Security.
  Working Plan for Risk Assessment of Beijing 2008 Olympic Games.
Medical Services: 20 designated hospitals contracted.
   IOC-accredited doping control laboratory.
Decision: The JUA Vice President (2008 Olympic Games)’s report is approved.

Mr. CHO
Now a delegate from the 2007 Asian Judo Championships Organizing Committee, Kuwait is going to report the preparations and activities regarding the Asian Judo Championships.

Mr. Al-ANZI
5-9  Reports from Kuwait – 2007 Asian Judo Championships Organizing Committee
The Kuwaiti Organizing Committee have put best effort to attract more number of participants than ever before as to make this event successful. Competitors from 30 different countries throughout Asia are expected to participate in the 2007 AJC.

Decision: Report from a delegate– 2007 Asian Judo Championships Organizing Committee, Kuwait is approved.

Mr. CHO
Next, a delegate from the 2007 Asian Junior Judo Championships Organizing Committee, India is going to report about the preparations regarding the Junior Championships.

Mr. KUMAR
5-10 Reports from India – 2007 Asian Junior Judo Championships Organizing Committee.
The Indian Organizing Committee is well preparing with the best effort for the success of the Championships in India.
Decision: Report from a delegate for 2007 Asian Judo Championships Organizing Committee, India is approved.

Mr. CHO
6. Election of a Steward and three (3) Scrutinizers.
Now is the time for the election. As we already selected at the EC meeting yesterday, I would like to introduce Mr. K.S. Moorthy, the former JUA Vice President to serve as the Steward and four persons from each different zone to serve as the Scrutinizers for the Elections. I would like to ask the Steward and the Scrutinizers come forward.

7. Election of new sets of Executive Committee Members

Mr. CHO
I would like to announce the result of election for the JUA president.
President Mr. AL-ANZI Obaid, Kuwait: 27
    Mr. SATO Nobuyuki, Japan: 12

Mr. CHO
Let us have the lunch break for one hour.

AFTERNOON SESSION

Mr. CHO
I would like to resume the Congress. Please be seated.
Now! Let’s continue to elect the EC members.
For the JUA General Secretary, there is one candidate and it’s me.
General Secretary Mr. CHO Yong Chul, Korea Unopposed.
For the JUA General Treasurer, there is one candidate, Mr. KUMAR.
General Treasurer Mr. KUMAR Mukesh, India Unopposed.
For the JUA Sports Director, there are two candidates, Mr. CHE and Mr. CARTER. Let’s vote now.
I would like to announce the result of the election for the JUA Sports Director.
Mr. CHE Kuong Hon, Macau 21
   Mr. CARTER David, Philippines 16
   Absentees 2
For the JUA Refereeing Director, there is one candidate, Mr. KAWAGUCHI.
Refereeing Director Mr. KAWAGUCHI Takao, Japan Unopposed
For the JUA Education&Coaching Director, there is one candidate, Mr. DERAKHSHAN.
Education&Coaching Director Mr. DERAKHSHAN Mohammad, Iran Unopposed
For the JUA Marketing Director, there is one candidate Mr. RAZAVI.
Marketing Director Mr. RAZAVI Seyed Abdol Jalil, Iran Unopposed
 
I would also like to announce the Presidents of 5 zones in Asia who had elected at yesterday’s zonal meeting and simultaneously become the JUA Vice Presidents as below.
East Zone : Mr. KIM Jung Haeng
Central Zone : Mr. YESSENBAYEV Mazhit
South East zone : Mr. Hassabodin Rojanachiva
South zone : Mr. BAJRACHARYA Deepak
West zone : Mr. NASSER Jamal
Asian Games & Olympic Games : Mr. SONG Zhaonian

Decision: The election of JUA Executive Committee members is approved.

Mr. CHO
Okay. Now is the time for discussion regarding the finance and budget. The JUA General Treasurer, Mr. KUMAR is going to report for us.

8. Discussion
Mr. KUMAR.
8-1 Approval of Financial statement for the period 1-1-2006 and 1-1-2007 to 31-3-2007
This is already mentioned in the report. Please refer to my report.
Decision: Financial statement for the period 1-1-2006 and 1-1-2007 to 31-3-2007
 is approved.

8-2 Approval of Budget Estimate for the year 2007 and 2008
I propose the Budget for the year 2007 and 2008 as you can see in the report. I would like to thank International Judo Federation for their financial assistance. I would also like to propose to release financial assistance for Zonal Judo Championships, Judo Mats and Judo Dresses ect. Through a Corpus Fund of JUA better utilization of JUA Funds for the Judo Development of Asia and that the proposal will be announced in the Congress of JUA on 14th May 2007.
Decision: Budget Estimate for the year 2007 and 2008 is approved.

8-3 Distribution of Judo Mats and Judo Dresses to member countries
I would like to propose to distribute at least 1 set of Judo Mats and 50 sets of Judo Dresses to 5-6 member countries, in the year 2007.
Decision: The proposal of distribution of Judo Mats and Judo Dresses to member countries is approved.

Mr. CHO
9. Bid for Asian Championships
So far, there was only one bidder, Chinese Taipei for the 2009 Asia Judo Championships.

Mr. CHE
I would like to make the decision today if it’s possible for Chinese Taipei to hold the 2009 Asia Judo Championships because it is the one and only candidate.
Decision: The 2009 Asia Judo Championships to be hosted by Chinese Taipei is approved.

Mr. CHO
I would like to postpone the deadline of accepting the bidders for 2009 and 2010 Asian Junior and Youth Judo Championships until the end of June since no applications have been submitted so far and to decide the hosting countries for 2009 and 2010 AJYJ Championships at the next EC meeting.
Decision: Proposal of postponement of the deadline of accepting the bidders for 2009 and 2010 Asian Junior and Youth Judo Championships is approved.

Mr. CHO
10. Other matters                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      
Please feel free to speak if there are other issues that need to be raised.

Mr. CHO
11. Closing
If there are no further issues, I would like to declare the conclusion of the 2007 Judo Union of Asia Congress, Kuwait. Again thank you very much for your attention.

The JUA Congress adjourned at 2:30 pm.