The World Union of Karate-Do Federations (WUKF) is a democratic non-profit organization with the aim to provide high level Karate competition for athletes worldwide. It organizes events including World and Continental Championships. The WUKF has been headquartered in Belgium since 2013, following obtaining approval of the Belgian Ministry of Justice and Belgian Royal House.
WUKF believe in the basic principal that Karate should be open to all without restriction. Membership is open to all organizations and federations who believe in WUKF values. The organisation is governed by the Executive Committee which is democratically elected every four years and which is in charge of all WUKF activity.