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International Day of Happiness 2024, Date, History and Significance

The International Day of Happiness is celebrated every year on March 20th. This special day aims to spread awareness about the importance of happiness in our lives.

What is the International Day of Happiness?

  • It is a day to celebrate happiness as a fundamental human goal
  • The United Nations recognizes happiness and well-being as universal goals
  • It promotes a balanced approach to economic growth that supports the happiness of all people

History of the International Day of Happiness

  • On July 12, 2012, the United Nations General Assembly passed a resolution
  • This resolution declared March 20th as the International Day of Happiness
  • The resolution was initiated by the country of Bhutan, which values national happiness

Significance of the International Day of Happiness

  • It highlights that happiness is crucial for human survival and a better life
  • It encourages sustainable development, well-being, and reducing poverty
  • The day promotes human rights and including well-being in policy goals
  • Governments should invest in conditions that support happiness of citizens

Celebrating the International Day of Happiness 2024

  • The UN invites everyone – individuals, schools, businesses, governments
  • To join in celebrating the International Day of Happiness on March 20th
  • Find ways to spread joy, be grateful, and prioritize your own well-being
  • Reflect on what truly makes you happy and share that with others

The International Day of Happiness reminds us that true progress involves more than just economic measures. By promoting happiness as a goal, we can create a more balanced, equitable world for all.

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