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

Membership Renewal Period

  February 1st through March 15th*

*For Full Members only. Associate members will be invited, as spaces become available, after the registration period closes.

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Serving the Southwest Coast of Florida
With over 2,700 members, NCWA is one of the largest members of the World Affairs Councils of America.

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

Save the dates: 

2/28 "Biennial War College 2020", 8:45 AM. For more details click here.

4/3 "Annual Dinner"


Application deadline for Board of Directors is February 7th. For more details click here.


February 3rd: Book Club, 2:00-3:00 PM. For more details click here.

February 3rd: "Bilateral Cooperation in the Strategic U.S.-India Partnership". Ambassador Richard Verma, [ret.] Vice-Chairman and Partner, The Asia Group.  - St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, 625 111th Ave., Naples (Map View and Parking Map).*

February 18th (Tuesday): "The Media and Politics". Mara Liasson National Political Correspondent for National Public Radio and contributor to Fox News.    - St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, 625 111th Ave., Naples (Map View and Parking Map).*

February 28th: "Biennial War College8:45A.M. - 3:45P.M. Naples Hilton Hotel (map view). For more details click here.

March 2nd: Book Club, 2:00-3:00 PM. For more details click here.

* Lecture 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. Associate Members may watch video recordings.


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)


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

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* 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 & 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.

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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