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Here’s why knowing how to negotiate is crucial for humanitarian professionals

January 18, 2023
This real-life negotiation case study will show you why knowing how to negotiate is crucial for humanitarian professionals.

Your identity is key: negotiation strategies to build trust

November 21, 2022
Build trust, increase your legitimacy and start a relationship with your counterpart on the right foot with these strategies.

Six techniques to cool down a heated negotiation

July 13, 2022
Follow these six techniques to cool down a heated negotiation, ease tension and rebuild dialogue after it breaks down.

What makes the CCHN World Summit on Frontline Humanitarian Negotiation so special?

July 7, 2022
Find out why our community members attended last year's World Summit on Frontline Humanitarian Negotiation and why you should join…

Negotiating humanitarian corridors during armed conflicts

April 25, 2022
Negotiating humanitarian corridors are one of the most dramatic arrangements humanitarian organisations can set up in conflict environments. What are…

Seven tips to manage pressure during high-stake humanitarian negotiations

April 7, 2022
Discover seven helpful tips to manage pressure during high-stake frontline humanitarian negotiations.

Five new year’s resolutions that will make you an even better humanitarian negotiator

January 24, 2022
Take inspiration from these 5 new year's resolutions and become an even better humanitarian negotiator.

Do you make these mistakes when you negotiate with the help of interpreters?

December 16, 2021
Read about the most common mistakes you probably make when negotiating with the help of an interpreter (and how to…

Humans of CCHN: Meet the members of our community

November 9, 2021
Meet our members! At the core of the Centre of Competence on Humanitarian Negotiation (CCHN)'s work is a welcoming community…

Your identity is impacting the way you negotiate. Find out how experienced humanitarian professionals cope with it

November 4, 2021
Have you ever asked yourself what influence your identity has on a negotiation? How about the identity of your counterpart? 

Involved in humanitarian negotiations in the Middle East? Rely on advice from expert humanitarian professionals

October 6, 2021
In November 2020, the Centre of Competence on Humanitarian Negotiation (CCHN) and the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative (HHI) launched the Middle…

10 strategies to use when negotiating assistance for (and with) people on the move

September 7, 2021
The Centre of Competence on Humanitarian Negotiation (CCHN) gathered experiences of skilled frontline negotiators working in settings where migration is…

Convoys, COVID, and Negotiation in Afghanistan

July 22, 2021
What does the COVID pandemic mean for people who don't have the luxury to stay inside? How has it affected…

Changing the Narrative about Women Coping with the Trauma of War and Conflict

March 31, 2021
As part of the CCHN’s Community of Care initiative to build the resilience of humanitarian frontline negotiations, we collaborate with…

Just do your best!

March 5, 2021
We spoke to Dr. Asha Mohammed, Secretary-General of the Kenya Red Cross Society who is passionate about the development of…