I think this may be a little rash and indicative of how the UN spends it's time when not bashing the US or apologizing for misunderstandings in the Muslim world.
U.N. Appoints 'First Contact' for Visiting Space Aliens
The article got me thinking though. Do you think there is intelligent life out there? What are the odds it will be more advanced than us? Will be visited in our life time? Ever? What are your thoughts?