Supporting migrant workers during the pandemic for a cohesive and responsive ASEAN Community

Thematic background paper for the 13th ASEAN Forum on Migrant Labour

This thematic background paper was prepared to inform and guide the discussions of the 13th ASEAN Forum on Migrant Labour (AFML). The AFML is an annual multi-stakeholder forum of the ASEAN Committee on the Implementation of the ASEAN Declaration on the Protection and Promotion of the Rights of Migrant Workers (ACMW).

The 13th AFML was hosted by the Government of Viet Nam, as the 2020 Chair of ASEAN and the ACMW, and was held on 10 and 12 of November 2020 in Hanoi, Viet Nam, and online. A draft version of this paper was distributed for discussion during the 13th AFML.