Policy Brief 1: Surviving COVID-19

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The Global Happiness and Well-Being Policy Briefs are produced by the Global Happiness Council (GHC) and expert working groups on happiness for good governance. These briefs are aimed at government policymakers and others who are interested in formulating or influencing well-being policy.

Three sets of policy briefs will be released. “Surviving COVID-19” in Spring, “Resilience in turbulent times” in Summer, and “Building forward happier” in the Fall of 2021.

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Global Council for Happiness and Well-being Publishes 2nd edition of the Global Happiness and Well-being Policy Report

The Global Council for Happiness and Well-being launched the 2nd edition of the Global Happiness and Well-being Policy Report at the 7th annual gathering of the World Government Summit in Dubai on February 10. It is produced annually under the auspices of the Global Happiness and Well-being Council, chaired by Professor Jeffrey Sachs and supported by the Prime Minister’s Office of the United Arab Emirates.

Global Happiness Council Publishes 2018 Happiness Policy Report

The first volume of the Global Happiness Policy Report contains the first endeavors by the Global Happiness Council, chaired by the SDSN’s Jeffrey Sachs to assemble best practices for happiness policy. A companion to the World Happiness Report (WHR) - reporting the who and why countries are happy - the Global Happiness Policy Report helps to fill the gap on the how to help countries in well-being with the science of happiness and policy applications.