Media round up on the World Happiness Report 2022

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On March 18, 2022, the Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN), Center for Sustainable Development at Columbia University (CSD), and partners of the World Happiness Report (WHR) hosted a launch of the 10th edition of the World Happiness Report. In this troubled time of war and pandemic, the World Happiness Report 2022 reports a bright light in dark times. The pandemic brought not only pain and suffering but also an increase in social support and benevolence.

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Finland is the happiest country in the world for the fifth year in a row. Afghanistan is the least happy.
Prudent Press Agency, March 18, 2022

World’s happiest countries in 2022 revealed by leading annual report.
International Investment, March 18, 2022

Top 20 Happiest Countries in the World; Finland takes the Top Spot
The Teal Mango, March 20, 2022

Finland leads for smiles, fifth year running – Borneo Bulletin Online
Borneo Bulletin, March 22, 2022

Finland Is The Happiest Country in The World 2022.
Bloomberg, March 18, 2022

Is Europe really the world’s happiest place?
Khaleej Times, March 23, 2022

Finland world’s happiest nation, global benevolence on the rise: report
Luxury Portfolio International, March 24, 2022


Argentina cayó 10 lugares en el ranking mundial de la felicidad
AGENCIAFE, March 23, 2022

Argentina cayó 10 lugares en el ranking mundial de la felicidad: cuál es el país líder y quién es el más feliz de la región
grupo radial centro, March 24, 2022

Menos feliz que antes: Argentina sigue cayendo en el ranking de países más felices del mundo
TotalNews Agency, March 26, 2022

Argentina sigue cayendo en el ranking de países felices.
South American Radio, March 31, 2022


Finland named world’s happiest country for the fifth year running.
The Star, March 23, 2022

Planète économique | Payer de l’impôt, le bonheur !
La Presse, March 28, 2022


Malaysia Ranks 70th in Global Happiness Report 2022.
China press, March 28, 2022


Voici le top 10 des pays les plus heureux au monde
Elle France, March 24, 2022


Finland crowned world’s happiest nation for fifth year
The Economic Times, March 18, 2022


Ireland ranked 13th happiest country in the world, above UK and USA.
Irish Central, Mar 21, 2022


Israel Soars To 9th Place In World Happiness Report 2022.
Janglo, Mar 24, 2022


Felicità: l’Italia scivola di ben 6 posizioni nel World Happiness Report 2022
Regionie Ambiente, April 1, 2022


Morocco Ranks 2nd Happiest North African Country.
Morocco World News, Mar 18, 2022


Estos son los países más felices del mundo.
Ultima Hora, March 25, 2022

South Africa

Finland crowned world’s happiest nation for the fifth year in a row.
The South African, March 2022


The World’s Happiest Countries for 2022 In the Middle of the War, COVID-19- See Where the USA Ranks
Community 99, March 18, 2022

World’s happiest countries for 2022 amid war, COVID-19 — see where US ranks
Fox 29, March 18, 2022

Sandra Teschner: A benevolência como símbolo de resistência
The Specialist, March 23, 2022

McGill researcher finds a happy trend in the 2022 World Happiness Report.
McGill health eNews, March 24, 2022


Vietnam ascends annual world happiness ranking
VnExpress International, March 19, 2022