GNH Center Spain was launched on March 20 coinciding with the International Day of Happiness in Madrid, Spain. The centre is the only European centre and one of the very few in the world with an official link to the GNH Center in Bhutan. The Honorary Consul General for Bhutan in Spain, Ian Triay, president and founder of the centre, among others, talked about Bhutan, the origin of GNH and its concepts and what impacts GNH had on Bhutanese politics and everyday life. The Ambassador of Bhutan to Spain, Pema Choden, attended the event.