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Peer Workshop on Frontline Humanitarian Negotiation
4 November 2019 - 6 November 2019
The Peer Workshop Program draws heavily on the CCHN Field Manual on Frontline Humanitarian Negotiation. Sessions will focus on:
– Strategic planning and critical thinking in complex environments
– Context analysis and network assessment
– Analysis of interests and motives of the counterpart
– Setting objectives and priorities in frontline negotiations
– Defining scenarios and red lines in a negotiation
– Planning and evaluating negotiation processes
Learning Through Experience
The Peer Workshop Program is based on experience-based learning. It requires a conscious effort of participants to have informal exchanges on their own negotiation experiences. Through sharing experience, participants learn from the successes and failures of others. They are also introduced to effective ways to support their peers in a negotiation process.
Gateway to a Global Community
The Peer Workshop Program serves as a gateway to a global community of frontline negotiators. More than 1’000 field practitioners have already joined the Program and stayed connected through CCHN Connect – a community-powered forum on humanitarian negotiation. By joining this community, participants get exclusive access to Specialized Sessions, the Training of Facilitators, Peer Circle Program as well as thematic retreats.
Selection Criteria & Application
This workshop is designed to serve the needs of humanitarian professionals with a minimum of 3 years of field experience. Applicants are required to demonstrate in their application that they regularly engage in humanitarian negotiations. The Program is open to national and international staff of humanitarian organizations based in the region. The participation confirmation will be sent shortly after the application deadline.