Student Division Seeking Volunteers


Do you enjoy working with others to create positive mentoring relationships? The Student Division of IPPA (SIPPA) and its Recruitment and Membership Co-Chairs are looking for volunteers to join the Executive Leadership Team. For more information on all SIPPA’s Executive Team volunteer opportunities, and how to apply, please click here.


IPPAEd’s Pre-Conference “Engaging Education” at ECPP 2018

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The pre-conference aims to connect the international positive education community to share innovative research and practical interventions, tools, and processes from around the world, and to bridge research and practice. Participants will learn from one another, gain tools and resources, and connect with people from around the world. Please click here to learn more!

Positive Psychology Conferences Around the World in 2018


Many positive psychology associations will be holding conferences in 2018. Please click here to view the various events which are available for you to participate in around the globe. The conferences include the 9th European Conference on Positive Psychology, World Positive Education Accelerator, and numerous others!



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Student Division Seeking Volunteers!

The student division of the International Positive Psychology Association (SIPPA) seeks to create a community for students of positive psychology by facilitating networking, collaboration […]

IPPA Celebrates 10 Years

by James Pawelski, Ph.D. , Executive Director (Volunteer)

Ten years ago, a small group of volunteers with a shared interest in positive psychology set out […]

IPPA Announces 2017 Award Winners

International Positive Psychology Association Announces 2017 Award Winners
The International Positive Psychology Association (IPPA) welcomed six new Fellows, and honored eight additional members at its […]

Conferences around the world

11th National Conference of SIPP

XI National Conference of the Italian Positive Psychology Society (SIPP) will take place at the University of Bari in Bari, Apulia, Italy from June […]

3rd Brazilian Congress on Positive Psychology

The Brazilian Positive Psychology Association (ABP+) will hold their 3rd Congress on Positive Psychology in São Paulo, Brazil from June 26-29, 2018.

The 3rd Congress will explore […]

The World Positive Education Accelerator 2018

The International Positive Education Network (IPEN) will host the World Positive Education Accelerator (WPEA) in Fort Worth, TX, United States from June 25-28, 2018.

The WPEA is […]

Other News

Positive Youth Development in Venezuela

A new initiative has launched in Venezuela to support the positive development of adolescents. The website, Desarrollo Positivo Adolescente Venezuela, is a collaboration between Universidad Metropolitana […]

2017 World Happiness Report

Coinciding with the United Nations’ International Day of Happiness (March 20, 2017), the Sustainable Development Solutions Network has published the 2017 World Happiness Report. […]


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