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幸福的量子

迪拜——我很高兴参加今年国际幸福日的庆祝活动。但说实话,我更关注一年中其他364天。毕竟,我本人是幸福行业的从业人员。

世界各地已经开展了若干项计划和工作,从超越GDP及学校或医院病床数的视角来衡量一国的执政和发展是否成功。因为来自一个过去50年都在试图从零建设经济的国家,我所供职的政府非常清楚这样的数字虽然显示了我们的发展,但却根本无法反映现实的全部。

2011年,联合国呼吁各成员国在为实现及衡量社会经济发展目标奋斗时应更加注重福祉和幸福。自那以后,很多国家开始意识到将幸福视为执政目标的核心是合情合理的举措。

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