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.

Professional Pathway


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



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.

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.

5-6 Feb 2019
Caux, Switzerland
Training of Facilitators: Session A


7-8 Feb 2019
Caux, Switzerland
Training of Facilitators: Session B


13-15 Feb 2019
Juba, South Sudan
Peer Workshop on Humanitarian Negotiation


Overview of Activities 2019


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