Naples Council
World Affairs
Our mission is to educate, inspire and engage our community in international affairs and critical global issues

Good News!!!

The Lecture Series is back at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church.

For more details see below at "Upcoming Events and News"

Welcome to the Naples Council on World Affairs 


Serving the Southwest Coast of Florida

With over 2,500 members we are one of the largest members of the World Affairs Councils of America.

Fall 2019 Newsletter                PRESIDENT'S MESSAGE 

Did you know that you can Travel the World with the Council on World Affairs? That you are eligible for special World Affairs publications discounts? That you can attend the annual National Conference in Washington, D.C.? To find out more click here.

Upcoming Events and News

An important message to our Associate Members regarding their membership status: Click here.

November 4th Book Club: 2:00 PM- 3:00 PM. For details click here.

November 4th Lecture*:  “There’s No Going Back! The Shape of the World to Come”. Clinton WattsDistinguished Research Fellow, Foreign Policy Research Institute. - St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, 625 111th Ave., Naples (Map View)

* Seatings are at 3:45 PM and 7:30 PM. Check your membership card for your chosen seating time. Please do not switch. We will not be able to accommodate you. Feature lecture attendance is for Full Members of NCWA only.


2019/2020 Lecture dates (click here for details)

Lectures are on Mondays with two exceptions noted in red.

November 4 and 18

December 9

January 6 and Tues 21

February 3 and Tues 18

March 16 and 30

April 6

All lectures will be held at:

St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, 625 111th Ave., Naples (Map View)


2020 GREAT DECISIONS is open for registration. Click here for more information.


REGISTRATION IS OPEN: The 2019 World Affairs Councils of America (WACA) conference will be held November 6-8 at the Mayflower Hotel in Washington DC. NCWA members and associate members are eligible for attending this national conference at their own expense. For more information click here.


Read the "Life in Naples" article by MimiGregory about NCWA: click here.

Click here to watch a Washington Post documentary about Jason Rezaian, our most recent Annual Dinner speaker.


Missed a lecture? Want to hear it again? Go to our Lecture Videos*

* Lecture videos are available to Full Members and Associate Members.

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Programs for Members


Lectures from October through April, featuring distinguished scholars and statesmen.

Great Decisions

Weekly discussion groups from January to March, using material from the Foreign Policy Association.

Special Programs

Lectures with book authors, the biennial War College and more. Events will be announced.

Book Club, Annual Dinner and more

Monthly book discussions, an annual NCWA dinner, luncheons with speakers, newsletter.

Programs for Students

NEW: "The Daniel D. Bumstead Global Scholar Program"

A three year pilot program.

Model United Nations

Simulating the United Nations, includes 300 + HS students.

Georgetown University Scholarship

One week immersion in International Relations or National Security at Georgetown University in D.C. 

Cultural Ambassador Program

Summer study and service programs in countries all over the world.

You can also reach us by phone: (239) 649-3942

Naples Council on World Affairs
2316 Pine Ridge Road #361, Naples, Florida 34109-2006
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