UN adopts International Day of HappinessListen /
Smile! The UN General Assembly has declared March 20 of each year as the International Day of Happiness.
The resolution calls on States to observe the Day in an appropriate manner.
President of the General Assembly, Nassir Abdulaziz Al-Nasser says the pursuit of happiness is a fundamental human goal.
"I believe that the proclamation of an international day of happiness by the General Assembly to be observed over a year with full participation of the international community as a whole would be a forward looking way of focusing on the value of happiness as a universal goal and aspiration on the lives of all."