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Specialized Session | Maintaining a Humanitarian Space in Refugee Camps in Cox’s Bazar
7 November 2019 - 8 November 2019
About this Session
The Specialized Session will explore the major challenges and dilemmas faced by humanitarian practitioners when negotiating a humanitarian space and the practicalities of refugee camps’ management with local government and partner representatives. Drawing on the CCHN Field Manual on Frontline Humanitarian Negotiations, the Specialized Session will review a series of advanced negotiation tools and methods for humanitarian professionals who seek to negotiate the delivery and implementation of assistance programs to Rohingya refugees in various camp locations across Bangladesh.
– Context analysis of negotiations in Bangladesh
– Network mapping and leveraging influence among the various stakeholders
– Development of a tactical plan for negotiations
– How to design scenarios and bottom lines for negotiations
The CCHN Specialized Session further seeks to foster the creation of a dedicated circle of humanitarian professionals in the region organized around this theme. Over a one-year cycle, this peer circle will discuss the latest challenges and dilemmas pertaining to these negotiations, share negotiation experiences, reflect on the development of new tools to address some of these challenges, as well as provide peer-to-peer support. To learn more about the Peer Circles Program, click here.
The program is open to humanitarian professionals who have previously attended a CCHN Peer Workshop. Click here to learn more about the Peer Workshop Program. The participation confirmation will be sent shortly after the application deadline.