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Max Planck Encyclopedia of Public International Law [MPEPIL]

Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN)

Peter Malanczuk

From: Oxford Public International Law (http://opil.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2015. All Rights Reserved.date: 28 January 2020

Subject(s):
Sustainable development

Published under the auspices of the Max Planck Foundation for International Peace and the Rule of Law under the direction of Rüdiger Wolfrum.

1The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (‘ASEAN’) is Southeast Asia’s primary regional organization (see also International Law, Regional Developments: South and South-East Asia; Regional Co-operation and Organization: Asian States; Regional Co-operation and Organization: Pacific Region). It promotes economic and political co-operation among its members as well as regional peace and security. Established in 1967, ASEAN’s five original members were Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, and Thailand. They were joined by Brunei in 1984 after it had...
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