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LDUN New York

Be an active part of our global partnership! With the theme “Hunger, Nutrition and Wellness,” the 45th Annual Lions Day with the United Nations will take place on Friday, March 3, 2023 in New York City. This event and supporting materials will be offered in English only.

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Hear from International President Brian Sheehan


Join President Sheehan and your fellow Lions at Lions Day with the United Nations where we’ll be back in the United Nations headquarters in New York for the first time since 2019. Don’t miss your chance to be part of this time-honored event and hear important discussions about hunger, nutrition and wellness. 


Event registration

  • Lion LDUN Program: $50
  • Leo LDUN program: $30
  • Leo Advisor LDUN Program: $50
  • Guest LDUN Program: $50
  • Lion Reception: $60
  • Leo Reception: $40

Registration includes a ticket to the LDUN Program, Lions portfolio, Lions pen, commemorative event pin, LCI presidential pin, and a printed souvenir program.

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Event details


Thursday, March 2

The Westin Grand Central
212 East 42nd Street
New York, NY 10017 

Early Registration Material Pick Up  
9:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.
Ambassador Room

Friday, March 3

The Westin Grand Central
212 East 42nd Street
New York, NY 10017 

Registration Material Pick Up  
8:00 a.m.- 9:00 a.m. 
Westin Grand Central - Ambassador Room

United Nations Headquarters
495 E 42nd St,
New York, NY 10017

LDUN Program
10:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
United Nations Headquarters

  • Attire is business or business casual.
  • Lunch is not included in this year’s program. 

LDUN Celebration Reception
2:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.
Westin Grand Central - Madison Ballroom
A separate ticket must be purchased to attend this reception. Tickets are limited and on a first come, first served, basis. 

Hotel information


Book your room before Tuesday, January 31, 2023 to receive the room block rate.

Reserve your room

Guided UN tours


Virtual tours of the UN Headquarters are available if you cannot make it to LDUN New York. The one-hour UN Virtual Tour offers an exciting opportunity to explore the United Nations from the comfort of your home. You will have a chance to meet live one of the UN’s multilingual tour guides who will take you on a virtual journey through the history of the United Nations and speak about the Organization’s work in addressing global challenges.

Book a UN virtual tour

Additional information


Cancellations and refunds

  • LDUN registration cancellation deadline date: February 19, 2023. No exceptions will be made.
  • All requests for cancellations must be made in writing via email to No exceptions will be made.
  • LDUN registration cannot be transferred to another Lion, Leo, guest, child, or a future convention or future LDUN event.
  • A processing fee of US$10.00 will be withheld from each approved refund for LDUN registration.

COVID-19 protocol

Local requirements will be enforced and are subject to change. 

Visa invitation letters

If you require a visa letter, you will be able to access a letter after you register. Please apply for your visa early, as an interview at your embassy is usually required. 


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