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Regional Workshop on Frontline Humanitarian Negotiation

16 October 2017 - 19 October 2017

This workshop offers a safe and informed space for humanitarian professionals engaged in frontline negotiations to share their experience with peers. It helps participants build their capacity to address recurring challenges and dilemmas of humanitarian negotiation in complex environments.

The workshop will introduce participants to practical negotiation tools and methods elaborated on the basis of the latest empirical policy research conducted by CCHN and the Humanitarian Negotiation Exchange Platform of the ICRC.

Topics covered

    • Strategic planning and critical thinking in complex environments
    • Conflict analysis and network assessment
    • Planning and evaluating negotiation processes
    • Role of norms in negotiation processes
    • Humanitarian mediation
    • Setting priorities in frontline negotiations
    • Storytelling a as dissemination process of lessons learned

Event details

16-19 Oct 2017
Caux, Switzerland
3-5 years of experience in negotiations
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Practical details

A cost-recovery fee of USD 600 is required from all participants as to ensure the sustainability of the Regional Workshop Program. This fee covers all the instruction, material, conference rooms, lunches and coffee breaks during the four-day event. The fee is non-reimbursable but can be transferred to another similar CCHN event in a calendar year. A Certificate of Participation will be delivered jointly by CCHN to all the participants who completed the four-day Regional Workshop.

Selection criteria

This workshop is designed to serve the needs of humanitarian professionals with a minimum of 3 to 5 years of experience in operational negotiations. It is open to national and international staff of humanitarian agencies and organizations working in conflict environments. For more information on the application process, please contact Andreas Kaufmann at akaufmann@frontline-negotiations.org.

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16 October 2017
19 October 2017




Centre of Competence on Humanitarian Negotiation
ATHA / Harvard Humanitarian Initiative
CAUX-Initiatives of Change Foundation