The Management of Border Area Between Indonesia Republic and Papua New Guinea in Sota Region of Merauke District


Policy Evaluation, School-Based Management, Dropouts, Basis Education, and Purbalingga Region

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Teturan, Y. E., Suwitri, S., Warella, Y., & Warsono, H. (2019). The Management of Border Area Between Indonesia Republic and Papua New Guinea in Sota Region of Merauke District. PRIZREN SOCIAL SCIENCE JOURNAL, 3(1), 18-31.


The border management in all of Indonesia areas is one of integral part of State management; it is implemented by comprehensive approach consist of three dimensions of border management as follows prosperity, security, and environmental management of State border area, implemented by applying an approach oriented to security and environment. This research aims to analyze security management and community prosperity of border area in Sota Region called RI-PING of Merauke District. Quantitative research is one of research method by collecting data and information gotten directly from informant through observation process, interview and documentation on a field notification form, interviewing transcript, empirical data documentation. The security research analysis becomes a successful keys of a State onto keeping community sovereignty of State stability being the main support in a border area to increase human resources, economy competitiveness, and community’s prosperity become main target of the State security sovereignty. The lack quality of human resource as an impact of minimum facility and infrastructure of education is as well as healthy. The security of the border area faces various obstacles, the minimum facility and infrastructure consist of road infrastructure hasn’t been sufficient, the wide region with characteristics of a difficult border to reach necessary means of supporting surveillance activities to bolster security in the border area. Community’s prosperity frontier regions suffered a failed human resource, skills are still low, and the economy of the community is traditional.

Key words: Security Management, Prosperity, Border Area, Facility, Infrastructure.


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