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?
The Centre of Competence on Humanitarian Negotiation (CCHN) is happy to announce that Joëlle Germanier has been appointed Director, starting her new role in January 2022.
Read about the most common mistakes you probably make when negotiating with the help of an interpreter (and how to solve them!).
For humanitarian organizations and their staff assisting these populations, part of their work means negotiating with the groups who control the territories where these camps are located.
Have you ever asked yourself what influence your identity has on a negotiation? How about the identity of your counterpart?
In November 2020, the Centre of Competence on Humanitarian Negotiation (CCHN) and the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative (HHI) launched the Middle East Think Tank on Crisis Negotiation.
Composed of over 30 highly experienced humanitarian field practitioners, the Think Tank has one objective: to think outside the “humanitarian box” and offer humanitarian professionals a space to jointly come up with innovative solutions to today’s most critical humanitarian negotiation challenges.