Date: March 20
Organized By: UN
Categories: General Knowledge, Day-Week-Year-Importance
Suggested For: Civil Services Exam, Bank Exams, MBA Exams, UPSC Exams, SSC Exams
International day of happiness (Happiness Day) is celebrated on the 20th of March every year. United Nations General Assembly on 28 June, 2012 adopted a resolution (UN resolution 66/281) which proclaim 20th March is the International Day of Happiness. The resolution invites all Member States, organizations of the United Nations system and other international and regional organizations, as well as civic society, including non-governmental organizations and individuals, to observe the International Day of Happiness in an appropriate manner, including through education and public awareness-raising activities.
First International Day of Happiness was celebrated in the year 2013.
Actions and Programs
Many celebrities and popular persons are participating in different activities of International Day of happiness. Many activities and programs are conducted around the world to promote happiness as a fundamental human right.
Charitable organizations, governments, individuals, NGOs, etc. are participating in different programs. A wide social media campaign is also a part in Happiness day celebration.