Problems Faced by ASEAN in Dealing with Transnational Drug Smuggling in Southeast Asia Region

  • Rendi Prayuda


Abstract: The purpose of this study is to explain the problems issued by ASEAN in the discussion of transnational smuggling of narcotics in the Southeast Asian region. In this study using primary data and secondary data. The Southeast Asia region has a vast territory of 4.4 million KM and the United Nations explained that ASEAN increased growth from 563.7 million in 2006 and in 2015 reached 631 million people. This study produces conclusions about the problems issued by ASEAN in its research on transnational drug smuggling in the Southeast Asia region based on negotiation factors at the regional level related to the differences of each ASEAN member country related to narcotics, climate change. ASEAN countries, the weak value of ASEAN norms and norms, do not have countries that control the participation of ASEAN countries as well as the low sense of ownership of Southeast Asian people towards ASEAN. The object of this research is the ASEAN international organization related to drug smuggling. Analysis of the factors that influence the ASEAN security system in transnational protection policies using two models, namely the international level negotiation model and one at the national level in the form of ratification of ASEAN international relations related to drug smuggling.