United Nations – Happiness: Towards a Holistic Approach to Development

  United Nations – Happiness: Towards a Holistic Approach to Development As reported by IISD, February 2013, the UN Secretary-General has released a note on “Happiness: towards a holistic approach to development <http://www.un.org/ga/search/view_doc.asp?symbol=3DA/67/697> ” (A/67/697). This report, dated 16 January 2013, gathers the views of Member States and international organizations …

UNCSD Update – 14 February 2013 – Sustainable Development Policy & Practice

  A compilation of items recently posted to the Sustainable Development Policy & Practice knowledgebase Latest News – 14 February 2013 ECOSOC President Outlines Plans and Programmes for 2013 13_February 2013: The newly elected 69th President of the UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC), Néstor Osorio, has highlighted that the Council’s work in 2013 will center around integrating the three pillars of sustainable …

Happiness Should Have Greater Role In Development Policy Un Member States

HAPPINESS SHOULD HAVE GREATER ROLE IN DEVELOPMENT POLICY ? UN MEMBER STATES New York, Jul 19 2011 7:05PM The General Assembly today <“http://www.un.org/News/Press/docs//2011/ga11116.doc.htm“>called on United Nations Member States to undertake steps that give more importance to happiness and well-being in determining how to achieve and measure social and economic development. …