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

Special Program, Monday, April 26

SW Florida's Water   Click here to watch

Is SWFL running out of drinking water? Do algae blooms cause dementia? Is the red tide ruining our health and economy? How do we find the answers?

Join our expert panel on Monday, April 26 for discussion of these provocative questions.  Click here for more information...

For Info on NCWA Academic World Quest, Click Here

For Info on other School Programs, including Model UN, Global Scholar Program and opportunities for scholarships, see Programs for Students below

April 19 online lecture: ""Ukraine: The Clear and Present Danger Living as Russia’s Neighbor", Amb. William Taylor  

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- Mimi Gregory, Program Chair        Click here to see the 2020-2021 Lecture Series

Registration for Great Decisions

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Register by phone: 239-649-3942

Registration $50, Book $25, Videos $20 - credit card required

The Spring Newsletter has been posted: Click here to view the Newsletter

Test your knowledge of world affairs with the weekly

"What in the World Quiz"

Serving the Southwest Coast of Florida

With close to 2,000 members, NCWA is one of the largest members of the World Affairs Councils of America.

Spring 2021 Newsletter               PRESIDENT'S MESSAGE 

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Upcoming Events and News

Annual Membership renewal period

ended March 15

If you missed the deadline, please contact Judi Lipnick at


April 19: Video lecture

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"Ukraine: The Clear and Present Danger Living as Russia’s Neighbor" 

Amb. William Taylor

Vice President, Strategic Stability and Security

United States Institute of Peace


Missed the last lecture? Still time to watch the video.

Click here to access the video archive


Tuesday, May 4, 12:00 PM: 

Zoom Book Club, click here.

Please contact Bill Korstad for details



Ten exclusive NCWA online lectures plus two bonus lectures for NCWA full members only

Click here for a complete list of our 2020-21 lectures


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Topics for 2021

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Register by phone: 239-649-3942 

Registration fee: $50, Briefing book: $25, Video (optional): $20. Credit card required.

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

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

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 & more

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

Programs for Students

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. 

International Scholarships

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

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NCWA is a member of the World Affairs Councils of America

            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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