About us

The Centre of Competence on Humanitarian Negotiation is a joint initiative of WFP, UNHCR, HD, MSF, and ICRC. It was established in 2016 to enhance professional exchanges and peer learning among frontline humanitarian negotiators.

Learning Pathway

We offer a pathway for humanitarian negotiators based on experiential learning and peer exchange methodologies.

Community

Join CCHN Connect – a community forum powered by humanitarian negotiators from around the world.

Sharing of Negotiation Experience

We facilitate the sharing of knowledge, ideas and experience between humanitarian professionals.

Community news

Community StoriesLatest News
27/05/2020

COVID-19: Access Challenges When Responding to the Needs of People on The Move

Two Cameroonian refugees are volunteers in Ukende refugee settlement, Nigeria. They are helping to raise awareness on COVID-19 prevention among refugees and the host community. Photo Credit: (UNHCR/Tony Aseh) CCHN Monthly...
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18/05/2020

Launch of the UNHCR Humanitarian Negotiation Learning Programme amidst COVID-19 Pandemic

A UNHCR staff raised awareness of COVID-19 prevention through community leaders. (Photo credit: Abdulgadir Ibrahim/UNHCR) UNHCR, in collaboration with CCHN, launched a new Humanitarian Negotiation Learning Programme (HNLP) in March...
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14/05/2020

Maintaining Connectivity with Communities in the Time of COVID-19 by Liaising with Religious and Community Leaders

Mosques close their doors but call to prayer continues to ring out in Gaza; reminding people to perform their prayers at home to limit public gatherings. (Photo: Mohammed Zaanoun) During...

Next events

We regularly organise workshops in operational contexts and regional hubs for humanitarian professionals engaged in frontline negotiation. Please check our calendar to see all our past and upcoming events.

Online Peer Workshop on Frontline Humanitarian Negotiation
25 May - 29 May 2020
Online Peer Workshop on Frontline Humanitarian Negotiation

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Online Peer Workshop on Humanitarian Negotiation | Africa Region
22 - 26 June 2020
Online Peer Workshop on Humanitarian Negotiation | Africa Region

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Online Peer Workshop on Humanitarian Negotiation | Middle East Region
6 - 9 July 2020
Online Peer Workshop on Humanitarian Negotiation | Middle East Region

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Overview of Activities 2020

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