International Day of Happiness 2017: Message by Dr. Hanif Hassan Al Qassim, Chairman of the Geneva Centre for Human Rights Advancement and Global Dialogue
20 March 2017, GENEVA - Today marks the 2017 International Day of Happiness which was proclaimed in 2012 by the United Nations (UN) as an international day.
It is celebrated throughout the world with the aim of capturing the importance of the pursuit of happiness and well-being in societies.
The renowned Greek philosopher Aristotle once said that happiness is the moral compass of humanity:
“Happiness is the meaning and the purpose of life, the whole aim and end of human existence.”