Naples Council
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Dear NCWA Member,

I’m writing to tell you about the plans the Naples Council on World Affairs has made regarding our 2020/2021 programs....  click here to read more

- Jim Schmotter, President  Click here to watch video introduction to lecture series

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

Dear Members,

Born of necessity, the Program and CSA Committee Members have adopted a wonderful new vocabulary: “SKYPE”, VIDEO, YOUTUBE. And “ZOOM”..... Please join us on this novel journey of great lectures for the 2020-2021 Lecture Series: “The Challenge of Freedom” and here are the lectures we will be presenting.... click here to read more

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

The 2020-2021 handbook for members was mailed to your registered address. Click on the cover picture on the left to access the online version of the handbook*.

* You need to be logged-in in order to view the handbook

Correction: Mark Walchak is a member of the Board of Directors. His name was accidentally omitted in the printed version of the handbook. For a full list of directors click here.

Serving the Southwest Coast of Florida

With over 2,300 members, NCWA is one of the largest members of the World Affairs Councils of America.

Fall 2020 Newsletter                PRESIDENT'S MESSAGE 

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We thank our donors for their generous contributions. Their names can be seen by clicking here (log-in required)      

Upcoming Events and News

November 16, 4:00 PM: Video lecture

Click here to watch

“The Battle for Pakistan, The Bitter U.S. Friendship and a Tough Neighborhood”

Shuja Nawaz, Distinguished Fellow, South Asia Center, The Atlantic Council

To order the accompanying book at a 35% discount, visit the the following website: CLICK HERE and enter code 4F20BP. You may also call 800-462-6420


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

Click here to access the video archive


December 1, 1:15 PM : Zoom Book Club, click here.



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


Click here for details


Topics for 2021

Register online: click here

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.

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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