Protect Wildlife Approved Proposal of Issuing Passport for Musical Instruments
The U. S. proposal that suggest the simplification of the international customs checking of the travelers that are travelling with the instruments that legally contain endangered wildlife products such as Brazilian rosewood or elephant ivory.
Such travelers will not face problem of custom check along with the passports for these instruments, as suggested by the proposal. The proposal got its approval Bangkok, Thailand on March 14 at the sixteenth meeting of the Conference of the Parties (COP16) to the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES).
The program for issuing a musical instrument program was suggested at the 16th meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES).
The program got the approval of all the CITES parties. This approval will allow a person possessing such instruments to travel frequently to different countries with the instruments just with a single legal document.
This have turned travelling easier for the musicians to travel internationally with instruments that may contain the fragments of the animal made products that are listed in the CITE list for different species of animals and plants.
The conference also voted over the execution of trade measures that targets at the protection 55 species that are under threat.