About the GNH Institute
The Gross National Happiness Institute is a non-profit civil society organization (CSO) established with a purpose of promoting the science and education of well-being and happiness policies.
We are advocates of the Gross National Happiness Philosophy first coined by Jigme Singye Wangchuck, the Fourth King of Bhutan. We are not associated with any political or other research centers, including Bhutan, American, Australian, Thailand, French and other happiness centers.
The institute is an autonomous institution, undertaking research, development and education related to happiness economics, psychology, sociology, biology, political science and education.
The institute is independent of any government (NGO), political party or for-profit company. Our goal is to develop and promote the latest scientific research on Gross National Happiness (GNH), related socioeconomic development policies and well-being initiatives. We will achieve our goal by creating, aggregating and delivering academic research and educational programs designed to spread awareness about well-being issues world-wide though the internet, media, and scientific events, conferences and meetings.
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GNH Institute Staff:
Majd Iohannes, Lead GNH Research Fellow
Alexandra Shepelinka, Public Policy Research Fellow
Mona Safi, Economic Research Fellow
Pillar Andrew, GNH Outreach Director
Svetlana Koshevaya, Webmaster
GNH Institute Contact Info:
Telephone and Regular Mail:
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Europe, Middle East and Africa
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