People should focus more on the future, thinking about what is possible and evaluating their decisions, while looking forward, says artist Olafur Eliasson.
The government and politicians cannot make people happy. Only individuals can achieve happiness for themselves, Milbank Family Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution, Stanford University, Niall Ferguson, said today in Kyiv.
Ukraine is preparing for another exchange of hostages, and to disengage troops near the settlements of Petrivske and Zolote in the Donbass region, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, said today. Zelensky made these remarks in his address to the 16th Yalta European Strategy (YES) Annual Meeting themed “Happiness Now. New Approaches for a World in Crisis” organised by the Victor Pinchuk Foundation.
President of Finland, Sauli Niinisto, says he believes the two most important elements in building a strong and happy society are that every citizen trusts the others, and the state, and that each person feels a sense of belonging. The President, whose country regularly tops the ‘World Happiness Report’ expressed this view during his speech at the 16th Yalta Europan Strategy (YES) Annual Meeting, “Happiness Now. New Approaches for a World in Crisis”, taking place in Kyiv this week, and organised by the Victor Pinchuk Foundation.
Film director Oleg Sentsov, who was recently released from Russian captivity, has called for the President of Ukraine, Volodymyr Zelenskyy, to fight for the urgent release of all Ukrainian prisoners. This was the key message of his speech at the 16th Yalta European Strategy (YES) Annual Meeting "Happiness Now. New Approaches for a World in Crisis", organised by the Victor Pinchuk Foundation.
International sanctions against Russia must be maintained until peace is restored, said President of Ukraine, Volodymyr Zelensky as he gave the opening guest speech of the 16th Yalta European Strategy (YES) Annual Meeting, “Happiness Now. New Approaches for a World in Crisis”, organised by the Victor Pinchuk Foundation.
Ukrainians are extremely optimistic about the future, despite being pessimistic in their assessment of the present, Victor Pinchuk, the founder of Yalta European Strategy (YES), Victor Pinchuk Foundation and EastOne Group, announced today.
The current political, social and economic system is not working in increasing people’s happiness, a major international survey has shown.
The pursuit of happiness remains at the heart of the greatest shifts in human history – says philosopher and writer Bernard-Henri Levy.