Please find links to press articles and interviews with Eurasia and ELI co-founder Dr Ha Vinh Tho below:
The Happy Schools symposium 2023
From 3 to 6 April 2023, the first international symposium on “Happy Schools” organised by ELI took place in Hue, Vietnam, with the theme “Can happiness skills be learned?
The conference took place at the Hue University of Education and was attended by teachers, doctoral students, researchers, education professionals, authorities, national and international speakers from Germany, Switzerland and Bhutan.
Attended on site by nearly 300 participants from all over Vietnam, the conference participants had very useful, multidimensional and comprehensive exchanges on the meaning of mental health within the education system, such as: Mindfulness; Socio-emotional education; Development of happiness skills… they were also able to participate in practical workshops!
Entretiens avec Ha Vinh Tho : “Le bonheur inscrit dans la constitution”
Au Bhoutan, le gouvernement a créé le BNB, le bonheur national brut, afin d’évaluer et de pérenniser les conditions qui rendent la population heureuse. Ha Vinh Tho a occupé le bureau dédié à cette mission pendant six ans. Rencontre avec un homme heureux…
Dr. Ha Vinh Tho on reimagining, cultivating, and practicing Happiness – Deem Journal
The emphasis of school is usually directing attention outside the self. Students learn academic skills and subjects such as math, language, and history. These are, of course, important. But what if a person, especially a child, is not in touch with their inner self and their emotional dimensions?”
Compassionate Leadership Can Create A Better Economy And A Happier World – Forbes
Dr. Ha Vinh believes that encouraging a culture of happiness and compassion goes beyond personal gratification. He also asserts its benefits to our communities, our companies, and our economies. As business leaders whose choices impact others, Dr. Tho knows that we have an opportunity—and a responsibility—to play a role in creating a more positive society.
GNH as an alternative development paradigm and its relevance for community living
A booklet by Ha Vinh Tho, PhD
In the course of history, there comes a time when humanity is called to shift to a new level of consciousness, to reach a higher moral ground. A time when we have to shed our fear and give hope to each other. That time is now. – The Late Wangari Maathai, Nobel Peace Laureate
The work of Eurasia as seen through the lens of the nine domains of Gross National Happiness
An exhibition developed for the celebration of the 20 years of Eurasia, presenting the nine pillars of GNH and the accomplishments of Eurasia Association and Foundation in each of the 9 domains