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Training of Facilitators Program: Session A

5 February 2019 - 6 February 2019

This Training of Facilitators Program introduces participants to a series of facilitation techniques to guide humanitarian professionals through the application of  the negotiation methodology developed by the Centre of Competence on Humanitarian Negotiation.

About the program

This two-step program prepares participants to facilitate specific CCHN modules that were designed to serve humanitarian professionals who prepare for and conduct humanitarian negotiations. Participants are further trained in different facilitation techniques and learn to apply case studies and simulation exercises. After completing the two steps, participants are invited to facilitate sessions in practice-oriented workshops organized by the Centre of Competence on Humanitarian Negotiation.


The program includes two training sessions on how to facilitate effective experiential learning events for humanitarian professionals involved in frontline negotiations. Each session lasts two days:

  • Session A: CCHN methodology and tools
  • Session B: Facilitation skills

All participants are required to complete sessions A and B in order to qualify for CCHN certification. Participants decide in what order they want to attend the two sessions.

Selection criteria & expectations

The Training of Facilitators Program (ToF) is designed for humanitarian professionals from the five Strategic Partners (WFP, MSF, UNHCR, ICRC, HD) with proven experience in facilitating trainings in the humanitarian sector and in conducting humanitarian negotiations. Humanitarian professionals from other agencies and NGOs are also invited to apply and will be considered depending on availability of places. It is expected that certified participants will facilitate sessions during a minimum of two practice-oriented CCHN events over the following two years.

Please note that applicants are required to have completed a CCHN workshop before attending TOF Session A.

Fee & practical details

The Training of Facilitators Program 2019 is free for all participants. However, all participants take charge of the cost of their own travel and accommodation.

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5 February 2019
6 February 2019
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Caux, Switzerland