Welcome to the Naples Council on World Affairs (NCWA) serving the southwest coast of Florida.
Our mission is to educate, inspire and engage our community in international affairs and critical global issues. (view President's Message)___________________________________
- Feature Presentations - 10 lectures from November to April, featuring distinguished scholars and statesman. To see videos of the lectures click here.
Great Decisions - Weekly discussion groups from January to March, using material from the Foreign Policy Association.
Committee for Special Activities – additional lectures and events
Model United Nations – simulating the United Nations, includes 300 + HS students
Academic WorldQuest – World affairs team competitions for Middle and High Schools
Experiment in International Living (EIL) – Overseas programs for high school students
Georgetown University Scholarships – one week scholarship in International Relations or National Security
Village Assistance Program – provides modest financial assistance to economically distressed communities
Our next NCWA book club meeting is scheduled for January 9, 2017 at 1:30PM at which time we’ll discuss Mission Failure: America and the World in the Post-Cold War Era . The end of the Cold War led to a dramatic and fundamental change in the foreign policy of the United States. In Mission Failure, Michael Mandelbaum, one of America's leading foreign-policy thinkers, provides an original, provocative, and definitive account of the ambitious but deeply flawed post-Cold War efforts to promote American values and American institutions throughout the world. Amazon rating 4½ stars, 504 pages of which 383 pages are text, published April 12, 2016.
Discussion of book will be held at the Stratford, 5601 Turtle Bay Drive, Naples, FL 34108 (same location as last year).