International Day of Happiness 2023- Date, History, Aim, Celebration And More

The international day of Happiness celebrates every year on 20 March and all over the world celebrate this beautiful Happiness day every year.

Aim and Celebration

The International Day of Happiness is the main aim to make people around the world realize the significance of happiness.

The United Nations invites people of all periods to join in celebrating the International Day of Happiness.

The General Assembly, Conscious that the pursuit of happiness is an abecedarian mortal thing, Feting also the need for a further inclusive, indifferent, and balanced approach to profitable growth that promotes sustainable development, poverty eradication, happiness, and the living well of all peoples. 

Decides to annunciate 20 March the International Day of Happiness, Invites all Member States, associations of the United Nations system, and other transnational and indigenous associations, as well as civil society, including non-governmental associations and individualities, to observe the International Day of Happiness in an applicable manner, including through education and public mindfulness- raising conditioning.

History of International Day of Happiness-

Before the International Day of Happiness was established, together with Luis Gallardo, President of the World Happiness Foundation, Jayme Illien innovated” Happytalism. “Illien ran a crusade at the United Nations from 2006 to 2012 to encourage and advance the supremacy of happiness, living well, and republic. 

In 2011, Jayme Illien prepared the idea for the International Day of Happiness at the United Nations General Assembly. He wanted the United Nations General Assembly to promote Happiness economics around the world by perfecting the profitable development of all countries. 

On 19 July 2011, the United Nations General Assembly passed the UN resolution, Happiness Toward A Holistic Approach To Growth, an action of also-Prime Minister Jigme Thinley of Bhutan, a country that has famously pursued the target of “Gross National Happiness” since the 1970s.

The International Day of Happiness was officially established in 2012 and first commemorated in 2013. 

Structure on the conception of Jayme Illien, the United Nations has taken a step forward with World Happiness Day to inform people about the significance of happiness in people’s lives and the need to incorporate happiness into public programs.