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

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02/09/2020

How Peer Support Helps Frontline Negotiators

Qadir Assemy, Head of Office for WFP in Herat province, Afghanistan, talks about the challenges and dilemmas that negotiators face, and the importance of managing stress in their work. He...
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24/08/2020

Advisory Support to the WFP Global Access Discussion on Humanitarian Access in the Context of COVID-19

A World Food Programme (WFP) staff member teaches a pupil about the Sustainable Development Goals amidst the COVID-19 pandemic at a distribution center for the National Home Grown School Feeding...
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17/08/2020

Strengthening Complementary Relationship with Bangladesh Government to Protect COVID-19 Healthcare Frontliners

A patient is receiving emergency medical care at the ten-bed isolation centre in the emergency department of Cox's Bazar Sadar Hospital, renovated by the ICRC. (Photo Credit : M Karim...

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.

Briefing Sessions on the Response to COVID-19 in Asia: How Public Health Can Inform Humanitarian Negotiation in Times of a Pandemic
13 October 2020
Briefing Sessions on the Response to COVID-19 in Asia: How Public Health Can Inform Humanitarian Negotiation in Times of a Pandemic

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Atelier de négociation humanitarie en ligne | Afrique
26 - 30 octobre 2020
Atelier de négociation humanitarie en ligne | Afrique

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Briefing Sessions on the Response to COVID-19 in Asia: How to Develop the Required Negotiation Techniques and Skills in Crisis
29 October 2020
Briefing Sessions on the Response to COVID-19 in Asia: How to Develop the Required Negotiation Techniques and Skills in Crisis

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Overview of Activities 2020

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