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UFOs And The United Nations
We have heard a lot about UFO conspiracy theories and they are
always connected to same branch of the military/government,
the CIA, FBI, NSA, all those infamous 3-letter organizations.
But how about the United Nations?
In the 1960s, it was reported that Colman von Keviczky, a
member of the UN Office of Public Information decided that it
would be a good idea to bring all UFO sightings under the
jurisdiction of the UN and that the UN be the only authorized
group to openly contact craft and their occupants.
In the 1970's, Sir Eric Gairy, then Prime Minister of Grenada
(a small island in the Caribbean) repeatedly called for a
special group within the UN to investigate UFO's. It was
while Gairy was at the UN, attending a conference with other
UFO experts, including Gen. Kurt Waldheim, the late Allen J.
Hynek and Maj. von Keviczky, that a coup by a group calling
themselves JEWEL put Maurice Bishop in power in Grenada.
Gairy had accused 'some nations'_which he did not identify
publicly_of stifling UFO information. By the way, the United
States opposed Gairy's idea to have the UN conduct UFO
research. We must assume, however, that does not mean that
the UN was not involved with UFO.
In July of 1978, Astronaut Gordon Cooper spoke before a UN
assembly. Present were Len Stringfield, UFO researcher; Sir
Eric Gairy, then still Prime Minister of Grenada; Lee Spiegel,
Research and Visual Consultant on UFO data; the late Dr. Allen
Hynek, then Director of the Center on UFO Studies, Evanston,
IL; Dr. Claude Poher, Director of the French Agency for the
Investigation of UFO's and the Rev. Ray Nielsen,
representative of The Aertherius Society.
A rather lengthy speech given by Cooper began: "I believe that
these extraterrestrial vehicles and their crews are visiting
the planet from other planets that are a little more
technically advanced than we are on earth. I feel that we
need to have a top-level coordinated program to scientifically
collect and analyze data from all over the earth concerning
any type of encounter and to determine how best to interfere
with these visitors in a friendly fashion... ."
The content of the speech was also written, by Cooper,
November 9, 1978, in a letter to Ambassador Griffith, Mission
of Grenada, to the UN.
It was later reported that Cooper, though not actually denying
his words, "changed his mind about the subject of UFO's,
aliens, and travel between planets."
The UN is now more actively involved in the "nation-building"
activities of almost every country in the world, especially
those from which massive UFO sightings were reported since
1989, the time when those particular countries began their
most dramatic changes.
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