ABOUT Alfred Lambremont Webre, J.D., M.Ed.
Alfred Lambremont Webre, J.D., M.Ed. (Canada) is an author, futurist, lawyer (member of the District of Columbia Bar), peace advocate, environmental activist, space activist and is known as the founding father of exopolitics.
Webre was Director of a proposed 1977 Carter White House ‘off planet culture’ communication project as futurist at Stanford Research Institute. President Jimmy Carter reported his own 1969 UFO encounter, and made a 1976 election campaign promise to create more transparency with the ‘UFO’ issue. This initiative was ended in the fall of 1977 because of the political climate at the time.
Today, Webre is the International Director of the Institute for Cooperation in Space (ICIS), promoting the vision of banning space weapons and transforming the permanent war economy into a peaceful and cooperative space exploration society focused on studying life in the universe.
Webre has worked for years to prevent the weaponization of space. He has been a delegate to the UNISPACE Outer Space Conference and NGO representative at the United Nations (Communications Coordination Committee for the UN; UN Second Special Session on Disarmament). He is a founder of the “No Weapons in Space Campaign” (NOWIS), a Canadian coalition to prevent the weaponization of space and he coordinates the “Campaign for Cooperation in Space”. He is a co-architect of the Space Preservation Act and the Space Preservation Treaty introduced to the U.S. Congress by Congressman Kucinich to ban space-based weapons.
Webre is a former Fulbright Scholar, a graduate of Yale University, Yale Law School (Yale Law School National Scholar), and of the University of Texas Counseling Program. He has taught economics at Yale University (Economics Department) and Civil Liberties at the University of Texas (Government Department).
Webre was General Counsel to the NYC Environmental Protection Administration and environmental consultant to the Ford Foundation. He was elected Clinton-Gore Delegate to the 1996 Texas Democratic Convention; and a Member of the Governor's Emergency Taskforce on Earthquake Preparedness, State of California (1980-82), appointed by Gov. Jerry Brown.
Webre produced and hosted “The Instant of Cooperation”, the first live radio broadcast between the USA and the then Soviet Union, carried live by Gosteleradio and NPR satellite in 1987. He is also an on-air host on Vancouver Coop Radio CFRO 102.7 FM. www.coopradio.org