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International Day of Happiness
20 March

Slideshow Photos

Photo of Indian Peacekeepers dancing at event in Lebanon

Indian Peacekeepers from the UN Interim Force in Lebanon perform the bhangra (Bollywood style dance) at a Children's Day event. UNIFIL-PIO Photo/Pasqual G. Marcos

Photo of children dancing.

Children from Abu Shouk camp for internally displaced perform traditional dances at the International Day of UN Peacekeepers, El Fasher, Sudan. UN Photo/Albert Gonzalez Farran

Photo of UNEP manager with a chimp in Sierra Leone.

UNEP programme manager Oli Brown with an orphaned chimp being looked after near Gola Forest National Park, Sierra Leone. UNEP/Paige McClanahan

Young boy with a cat

All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights. Photo contest – Human Rights Day in Armenia. UNDP/Hovhannes Manukyan.

Photo of UN peacekeeper laughing with young boy in Haiti

A Bolivian UN peacekeeper playfully picks up a Haitian boy at a checkpoint in Cité Soleil, Haiti. UN Photo/Logan Abassi

Children in class in Ethiopia

Primary school children in class, Harar, Ethiopia. UN Photo/Eskinder Debebe

Photo of mother and a child

Global under-five mortality has dropped by 35 per cent since 1990, Niger. UNICEF/Nyani Quarmyne

Photo of Iftar meal in El Fasher

UNAMID Sponsors Iftar (evening meal when Muslims break their fast during the Islamic month of Ramadan) for Hundreds in El Fasher. UN Photo/Albert González Farran

Photo of boy in field in Kyrgyzstan.

Hello from Kyrgyzstan. Photo UNICEF

Photo of women and child in Thailand.

A portrait of Hmong women and child in Mae Salong, Thailand. UN Photo/Kibae Park

Photo of flying doves in observance of the International Day of Peace

The doves are part of a campaign launched by UNAMA in observance of the International Day of Peace. UN Photo/Helena Mulkerns

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