Bowdoin on Oct. 24 hosted a celebration of the 70th anniversary of the founding of the United Nations with a special educational forum. U.S. Senator Angus King gave the keynote address.

Lucinda White, president of the Maine chapter of the United Nations Association, delivered a welcome address, followed by remarks from Peter Yeo, president of the Better World Campaign and vice president for public policy and advocacy at the United Nations Foundation.

After an introduction from Bowdoin President Clayton Rose, Senator King spoke about “Global Challenges and the Need for International Cooperation.”

The free, public forum was presented by the Bowdoin College Model United Nations Club and the Maine Chapter of the United Nations Association-USA.