About Us

       The International Research Associates for Happy Societies (IRAH) is an independent and not-for-profit organization began to work as a virtual organization in 2010. In February 14, 2022, it was registered as a formal association based in Thailand with the objectives:

  • To network with organizations and individuals working to promote societal happiness and well-being.
  • To conduct researches, conferences & workshops/ seminars, and activities contributing to the improvement in people’s quality of life, happiness and well-being.
  • To contribute to a better understanding of social well-being and public debates through research and activities.
  • To disseminate knowledge on quality of life, happiness and well-being issues to public and stimulate knowledge sharing.
  • To promote the exchange programs among network institutions (and scholars) for capacity building.
  • To contribute to public policies and policy implementation through publication and public forums as well as organizational linkages on projects.



       IRAH aims to link local, national, regional, and global development agenda and partnership.