Prime Minister of Bhutan, Jigme Thinley, shakes hands with UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon after member states adopt new Happiness resolution.

Prime Minister of Bhutan, Jigme Thinley, shakes hands with UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon after member states adopt new Happiness resolution.

The United Nations has adopted 20 March as a new International Day of Happiness to be observed for the very first time in 2013.

Thousands of people are supporting the day and pledging to do what they can to help create a happier world

Thousands of people are supporting the day and pledging to do what they can to help create a happier world

To celebrate, people all around the world are doing things to spread happiness to others. Below are three ways you can get involved.


Share the Happy Heroes who you think make the world a happier place and why.

Join thousands of others and make a pledge to help create a happier world.

Do something - large or small - to celebrate 20 March and bring happiness to others.