june, 2021

29jun(jun 29)9:00 am03jul(jul 3)11:00 amOnline Peer Workshop on Humanitarian Negotiation | CCHN World Summit

Event Details

Held within the CCHN World Summit, this peer workshop aims to develop participants’ capacity to analyze the negotiation environment they work in and improve their ability to plan multi-stakeholder negotiation processes. It will introduce participants to practical negotiation tools and methods elaborated on the basis of the latest empirical research conducted by the Centre of Competence on Humanitarian Negotiation.  

👉 Applications for the Global Peer Workshop must be submitted via the CCHN World Summit application form.
Registration deadline: 31 May 2021


Our Peer Workshop Program draws heavily on the CCHN Field Manual on Frontline Humanitarian Negotiation. Sessions will focus on:

  1. Strategic planning and critical thinking in complex environments
  2. Context analysis and network assessment
  3. Analysis of interests and motives of the counterpart
  4. Setting objectives and priorities in frontline negotiations
  5. Defining scenarios and red lines in a negotiation
  6. Planning and evaluating negotiation processes

Structure and Time Commitment

This workshop contains 5 sessions. There will be one session per day from 09:00-11:00 (Geneva Time / GMT+2:00). 

Virtual presence during these hours is mandatory for all participants to receive a certificate of participation. In addition, it is expected that participants reserve at least 1 hour each day for assignments and group work outside of the workshop sessions.

Experienced-based learning

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 experiences, participants learn from the successes and failures of others. They are also introduced to effective ways to support their peers in a negotiation process.


June 29 (Tuesday) 9:00 am - July 3 (Saturday) 11:00 am (Geneva Time)(GMT+02:00) View in my time



Selection Criteria

This workshop is designed to serve the needs of humanitarian professionals that have a minimum of 3 years of field experience. It is is open to national and international staff of humanitarian organizations.


👉 Applications for the Global Peer Workshop must be submitted via the CCHN World Summit application form.

Registration deadline: 31 May 2021



Contact Us

We invite you to check our FAQs to find further information about our activities. If you have a specific question, you can drop your question on Contact Us form by mentioning the name, location and time of the event.


Toufik Naili
Negotiation Support Specialist – Curriculum & Network


Join Our Community

The Peer Workshop Program serves as a gateway to a global community of frontline negotiators. More than 1,800 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.