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.

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Sharing of Negotiation Experience

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

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03/08/2020

Hybrid Briefing Session on Preventing and Mitigating Risk in a Negotiation

Group work during hybrid briefing session in Caux, Switzerland. (Photo credit: Agusmia Putri Haerani/CCHN) Impacted by the global pandemic of COVID-19, many humanitarians have switched to online training and self-development activities to prepare themselves in maintaining their...
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29/07/2020

The Importance of Avoiding Damage that Can’t Be Undone

Innocent Sauti, Head of Programme for WFP in Myanmar, talks about the challenges that come with his work on the frontlines while emphasizing the importance of preparing the staff with...
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15/07/2020

Protection Risks During COVID-19: Negotiating Safe Access to Gender-Based Violence Services in The Rohingya Refugee Response in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh

Women's committee members conduct awareness sessions on COVID-19, GBV and safe referral in Camp 24, Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh (Photo credit: Abdullah Al Mashrif/IOM) The COVID-19 crisis has significant protection, health...

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 Humanitarian Negotiation | Pakistan
24 - 28 August 2020
Online Peer Workshop on Humanitarian Negotiation | Pakistan

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Online Peer Workshop on Humanitarian Negotiation | Middle East
7 - 9 September 2020
Online Peer Workshop on Humanitarian Negotiation | Middle East

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Taller de negociación humanitaria en línea
| Región de América Latina y el Caribe
14-18 de septiembre de 2020
Taller de negociación humanitaria en línea | Región de América Latina y el Caribe

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