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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.

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Sharing of Negotiation Experience

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

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07/12/2020

Building Resilience and a Team-Care Focus Group for our Global Community of Frontline Negotiators

Humanitarian workers participate in the 2020 Caux Retreat online as well as on site. (Photo: CCHN) Humanitarian professionals are dedicated to assisting vulnerable people in high-risk environments. To do this,...
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07/12/2020

Capacity-Building on Humanitarian Negotiation for Humanitarians Working with People on The Move in Greece

Field practitioners in Greece share their experiences during a CCHN peer workshop on humanitarian negotiation. (Photo: CCHN) The Centre of Competence on Humanitarian Negotiation (CCHN) started its workstream on forced...
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03/12/2020

The Role of The Humanitarian Negotiator in the Global Chain of Humanitarian Diplomacy

Homs, Al-Qarabis. The ICRC, joined by the Syrian Arab Red Crescent and Homs Electricity company, implements a project of provision and instalment of a medium voltage aluminum underground cable in...

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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 Humanitarian Negotiation | Lesbos, Greece
1 - 3 February 2021
Online Peer Workshop on Humanitarian Negotiation | Lesbos, Greece

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Online Peer Workshop on Humanitarian Negotiation | Libya
1 - 4 February 2021
Online Peer Workshop on Humanitarian Negotiation | Libya

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Atelier de négociation humanitaire en ligne | Mali, Niger et Burkina Faso
15 - 19 février 2021
Atelier de négociation humanitaire en ligne | Mali, Niger et Burkina Faso

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