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.

The Centre is staffed by seconded employees of the five Strategic Partners. It organises three types of activities:

Capture & Analysis of Negotiation Practices

 

We collect & analyse negotiation experiences of frontline staff and senior managers.

Development of Negotiation Tools & Methods

 

 We develop practical negotiation tools, methods & simulation exercises.

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.

23-27 April 2018
Bangkok, Thailand
Advanced Regional Workshop on Frontline Humanitarian Negotiation

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25 April 2018
Jakarta, Indonesia
Induction Workshop on Humanitarian Negotiation in South East Asia

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17-18 May 2018
Caux, Switzerland
Training of Facilitators: Session B

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3-9 Sept 2018
Kigali, Rwanda
Advanced Regional Workshop on Frontline Humanitarian Negotiation

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