Established in 2012 as a response to Security Council resolution S/RES/1851, Counter-Piracy Trust Fund stakeholders coordinate international efforts in fighting piracy off the coast of Somalia—an action that adversely affects the delivery of humanitarian aid, commercial shipping routes, and regional trade in the Horn of Africa. Coordinated action is essential to defray costs associated with prosecuting suspected pirates and implementing stakeholder objectives to combat piracy in all its forms.
The work of the Counter-Piracy Trust Fund are possible thanks to the generous contributions by public and private sector partners
The work of the Counter-Piracy Trust Fund is possible thanks to the efforts of . These resources are pooled and channelled to participating organizations to promote joint action and multi-stakeholder partnerships, making a difference on the ground.