The CCHN community currently includes 5,300 humanitarian negotiators from around the globe. Discover what else the CCHN achieved in 2022.
The CCHN interviewed communication practitioners to better understand their humanitarian negotiation challenges. The findings led to the organisation of a peer workshop specifically for communication professionals in June 2022 and the publication of a report on the role of communication professionals in humanitarian organisations.
Negotiating humanitarian corridors are one of the most dramatic arrangements humanitarian organisations can set up in conflict environments. What are the five essential lessons to keep in mind when negotiating a humanitarian corridor?
Discover seven helpful tips to manage pressure during high-stake frontline humanitarian negotiations.
Your identity is impacting the way you negotiate. Find out how experienced humanitarian professionals cope with it
Have you ever asked yourself what influence your identity has on a negotiation? How about the identity of your counterpart?
During the month of October 2021, a CCHN team traveled along the Balkan migration route to discuss with humanitarian professionals in the region about their negotiation experiences and challenges.
We spoke with Bernadette Castel-Hollingsworth, Deputy Director of the UN Refugee Agency’s Division of International Protection to further discuss the topic Legitimacy, Diversity and Women in frontline negotiations.
We continue our conversations on the Legitimacy, Diversity and Women in Frontline Negotiations Project continued with Joyce Kanyangwa Luma, WFP Director of Human Resources.
Historically dominated by Western men, the humanitarian world has become much more diverse in the past decades. To better support field practitioners, the Centre of Competence on Humanitarian Negotiation (CCHN) is committed to exploring this diversification and its impact on frontline negotiations.
Humanitarian professionals are dedicated to assisting vulnerable people in high-risk environments. To do this, they often engage in high-stakes negotiations, during which they face personal, ethical and professional dilemmas. Living and working under such stressful conditions can take a toll on their physical and mental well-being, and many negotiators have expressed the need for self-care tools and peer support.