Naples Council
World Affairs
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April 5 online lecture: "Global Health in the Time of Covid-19", Dr. J. Stephen Morrison, Center For Strategic and International Studies

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March 22 lecture: "U.S.–Arab Relations In The World" Click here to watch

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

Preregistration for Great Decisions 2022

From March 18 through April 17 members who participated in the 2021 Great Decisions program will have the opportunity to register for the same group next year.

Register on this website: click here and follow the instructions

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

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Annual Membership renewal period

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April 5, 4:00 PM: Video lecture

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"Global Health in the Time of Covid-19"

Dr. J. Stephen Morrison

Senior Vice-President and Director,

Global Health Policy Center

Center For Strategic and International Studies

March 22, 4:00 PM: Video lecture

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"U.S.–Arab Relations In The World" 

Amb. Nabil Fahmy

Dean, American University of Cairo, and

Steven A. Cook

Senior Fellow, Council on Foreign Relations


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

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May, 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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