About APF 2020

The ASEAN People’s Forum 2020 is organised online due to COVID-19.

Under the theme: "Southeast Asian People Solidarity for an Inclusive, Cohesive and Responsive Community", a variety of issues will be discussed at APF2020, including Peace and Security; Human Rights and Access to Justice; Ecological Sustainability; Labour and Migration; Alternative Regionalism; Transformative and Solidarity Economy; Trade, Investment, and Corporate Power; Life with Dignity; Culture and the Arts; Innovation, New and Emerging Technology, Digital Rights; Racial Discrimination and Religious Extremism.

The engagement between APF and ASEAN will also be a focus of this year’s forum, in an effort to strengthen the voices of the people in the building of a people-centred ASEAN Community.