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The nineteenth meeting of the Conference of the Parties (CoP 19) convenes Nov 14 – 25, in Panama City, Panama with NAMM member interests represented by Senior Policy Advisor Mary Luehrsen. Three major discussions relevant to the music industry are taking place this year concerning: Greater protection for Pernambuco — the Brazilian wood of choice for stringed instrument bow makers. The expansion of the musical instrument certificate program — which makes it easier for musicians to travel internationally with instruments containing protected species. The procedure for approving an...

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