Welcome to the Naples Council on World Affairs (NCWA) serving the southwest coast of Florida.
Our mission is to educate, inspire and engage our community in international affairs and critical global issues. (view President's Message)___________________________________
- Feature Presentations - 10 lectures from November to April, featuring distinguished scholars and statesman. To see videos of the lectures click here.
Great Decisions - Weekly discussion groups from January to March, using material from the Foreign Policy Association.
Committee for Special Activities – additional lectures and events
Model United Nations – simulating the United Nations, includes 300 + HS students
Academic WorldQuest – World affairs team competitions for Middle and High Schools
Experiment in International Living (EIL) – Overseas programs for high school students
Georgetown University Scholarships – one week scholarship in International Relations or National Security
Village Assistance Program – provides modest financial assistance to economically distressed communities
Our next NCWA book club meeting, last one of the season, has been rescheduled for March 27, 2017 at 1:30 PM at which time we’ll discuss, This Brave New World: India, China, and the United States by Anji Manuel Amazon says, in the next decade and a half, China and India will become two of the world’s indispensable powers—whether they rise peacefully or not. During that time, Asia will surpass the combined strength of North America and Europe in economic might, population size, and military spending. Both India and China will have vetoes over many international decisions, from climate change to global trade, human rights, and business standards. Click on title above to read more.It’s an important book on an important subject. Amazon rated this book 5 stars, 287 pages of text and published May 10, 2016. It was discussed on C-Span2, and reviewed in the Wall Street Journal. Click on the links to view and read.