International Day of Happiness Date in the current year: March 20, 2016

International Day of Happiness International Day of Happiness was established under initiative of the United Nations. This holiday is annually celebrated on March 20 since 2012.

International Day of Happiness was created to promote different events aimed to ensure economic growth and country development, poverty eradication, happiness and well-being of all peoples. This day should be observed in an appropriate manner by member states of the United Nations System, international and regional organizations, by society, including non-governmental organizations and all individuals.

The General Assembly highlighted, that pursuit to happiness is a fundamental goal of humanity. Recognizing this, governmental and non-governmental organizations should participate in the celebration and organize different activities and events. Every organization has its own event, that can be offering a free book, sharing a video, that promotes happiness and smiles around the world, free graphics and even choosing an action that makes one happy and continue developing it over the coming year.

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