Global outreach through the International Relations program provides clubs with resources to plan service activities focused on international understanding and cooperation.
Twinning provides an opportunity to learn about another club and its culture.
Through missions, Lions provide support to impoverished communities that have limited access to clean water, food, education, and healthcare services.
International Relations Chairperson
The district international relations chairperson is appointed by the district governor to provide clubs with the assistance they need to organize international relations service projects in their district.
Local Service, Global Impact
This downloadable flyer offers more information on the International Relations program, including international celebrations, contests, assistance programs, grants, exchanges and more.
Lions International Relations Month: October
International Relations Month (October) is the ideal time to develop an international relations project. Lions from around the world are encouraged to work together in celebration of United Nations Day on 24 October and take on projects in support of Lions Club International Third Purpose. Worldwide celebration of United Nations Day and World Sight Day occur during this month.
International Relations Awards
Council chairpersons and district governors receive certificates annually to award to international relations chairpersons for their work in promoting these kinds of activities to Lions upon the completion of a successful year. Visit the Awards section to learn more.