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

Model United Nations in the Spotlight

Learn about our Model UN program by clicking here or watch video.

>>>Students - NCWA 2020  Summer Scholarships now open for application<<<

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Serving the Southwest Coast of Florida
With over 2,000 members, NCWA is 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

December 9th: “Territorial Claims and Tensions in the Arctic”. Mead TreadwellWoodrow Wilson Polar Institute and Hoover Institute Arctic Security Program. - St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, 625 111th Ave., Naples (Map View and Parking Map).*

December 18th, 10:00 AM:  Special Event+ “Qatar - Small, Rich and Ambitious”. Donna Suddeth, NCWA Board Member. Click here for more details. Location: St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, Kiney Hall, 625 111th Ave., Naples (Map View and Parking Map).+This event requires registration. Registration fee for members, associate members and guests is $15/person. Seats are limited. Register online by clicking here or call 239-649-3942 for registration.

January 6th: Book Club, 2:00-3:00 PM. For more details click here.

January 6th: “Maximum Pressure on Iran is a Maximum Failure”. Barbara Slavin, Director, Future of Iran Initiative, The Atlantic Council. - St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, 625 111th Ave., Naples (Map View and Parking Map).*

* 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)


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


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.


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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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