Diplomatic Briefing. Human Rights in Peril: the Impact of COVID-19 on Civic Space, Refugee Rights, Business and Human Rights in ASEAN.

June 25, 2020
CSO Event

Providing information to diplomatic missions in ASEAN on the impact of COVID-19 on democracy and human rights in the region. Key issues to be address will include: the rising of xenophobia, in particular anti-migrants and anti-refugees narrative, translated into harmful practices in the region against Rohingya and other ethnic minorities; deterioration of freedom of expression and civic space; as well as the impact on business and human rights. The session seeks to mobilize the diplomats to push for an ASEAN wide regional response on these matters.