A special ceremony took place in the presence of the IOC President Thomas Bach, HRH Prince Faisal, GAISF & SportAccord President Raffaele Chiulli, WADA President Sir Craig Reedie and many others. The 8th Secretary General of the United Nations H.E. Ban Ki Moon awarded the AIMS President, Stephan Fox, the position of Co-Chairman of the 2019 Chungju World Martial Arts Masterships of which Mr Ban Ki Moon is Honorary President.

The 8th UN Secretary General whom is also Chairman of the IOC Ethics Commission stated that the AIMS President is a great advocate to the Olympic and Martial Arts values and Olympic humanity.