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World Happiness Report 2020: rankingLuxembourg is in the top 10 among the world’s happiest countries according to World Happiness Report 2020. The country ranks 8th on the list topped by Finland, Denmark and Switzerland.

World’s happiest countries – COVID-19 impact

This edition of World Happiness Report focuses on the effects of COVID-19 on the structure and quality of people’s lives and evaluates how governments all over the world have dealt with the pandemic.”There has been surprising resilience in how people rate their lives overall,” note the authors of the report. “The change from 2017-2019 to 2020 varied considerably among countries, but not enough to change rankings in any significant fashion materially. The same countries remain at the top.”

The report also notes bigger changes in emotions than in life satisfaction during the first year of 2020. Emotions worsened more during lockdown and recovered faster. For the world as a whole there was no overall change in positive affect, but the number of people saying that they were worried or sad the day before the survey increased with roughly 10%.

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Luxembourg’s Circular by Design Challenge to go international

07-05-2021

The first edition of the Circular by Design Challenge came to an end on 29 April 2021, when the winners were announced by Minister of the Economy Franz Fayot. Its next edition, to be launched in autumn 2021, will be open to international creatives and partner companies.
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Luxembourg passport ranks 4th in global mobility rating

07-05-2021

The Luxembourg passport is placed 4th in the Henley Passport Index, which analyses the number of destinations passport holders can access without the need for a visa.
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EuroHPC headquarters inaugurated in Luxembourg

05-05-2021

Luxembourg hosts the European High Performance Computing Joint Undertaking (EuroHPC JU), a joint initiative of the EU, European countries and private partners with the mission of developing a world-class supercomputing ecosystem in Europe. Its headquarters was officially inaugurated on 3 May 2021.
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Luxembourg’s Product Circularity Data Sheets on the way to becoming an international standard

04-05-2021

Luxembourg is at the forefront of developing data-related standards that will drive the clean technologies of the future. ISO has just decided to make Luxembourg’s Product Circularity Data Sheet (PCDS) initiative a future ISO / NP 59040 standard – a major step forward towards becoming an internationally recognised standard.
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Architecture and art in Kirchberg

03-05-2021

Are you interested in art and architecture? Take a stroll through Luxembourg's business district Kirchberg or join a guided tour to discover modern works of art and contemporary buildings.
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