A day dedicated to happiness is celebrated every year on March 20.
International Day of Happiness is a United Nations designated day “to recognize the importance of happiness in the lives of people around the world.”
According to the World Happiness Report published by the UN last year, Helsinki – the capital of Finland is the happiest city in the world.
Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, on International Day of Happiness, it’s important to tell each other that we are never alone.
The United Nations General Assembly, in a resolution, on 12 July 2012, proclaimed 20 March the International Day of Happiness
Happiness is closely linked to the Sustainable Development Goals or SDGs of the UN SDGs give a “blueprint to achieve a better and more sustainable future for all”
According to the World Happiness Report, the “unhappiest cities” are mostly “located in underdeveloped countries and have experienced war (Kabul in Afghanistan, Sanaa in Yemen), armed conflict (Gaza in Palestine), civil war (Juba in South Sudan, Bangui in the Central African Republic), political instability (Cairo in Egypt) or devastating natural catastrophes (Port-au-Prince in Haiti).
According to experts, when we are kinder and together we are happier and we can spread happiness.