Policy Brief: The Impact of COVID-19 on South-East Asia

30 July 2020. This UN policy brief, with data from the UN Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UN ESCAP) examines how the eleven countries of South-East Asia, including LDCs Cambodia, Lao PDR, Myanmar, and Timor-Leste, are coping with the immediate impacts of COVID-19, focusing on the subregion’s socio-economic response and providing four sets of recommendations for a recovery that leads to a more sustainable, resilient and inclusive future.