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Personnel from a medical humanitarian organisation wear protective gear and face masks while consulting a mother who holds her child on her knees. Knowing how to negotiate is crucial for humanitarian professionals to provide high quality medical attention.

Here’s why knowing how to negotiate is crucial for humanitarian professionals

January 18, 2023
This real-life negotiation case study will show you why knowing how to negotiate is crucial for humanitarian professionals.

Your identity is key: negotiation strategies to build trust

November 21, 2022
Build trust, increase your legitimacy and start a relationship with your counterpart on the right foot with these strategies.

Six techniques to cool down a heated negotiation

July 13, 2022
Follow these six techniques to cool down a heated negotiation, ease tension and rebuild dialogue after it breaks down.

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The role of communication professionals in humanitarian negotiations

July 7, 2022
The CCHN interviewed communication practitioners to better understand their humanitarian negotiation challenges. The findings led to the organisation of a…

Joëlle Germanier is appointed Director of the CCHN

January 26, 2022
The Centre of Competence on Humanitarian Negotiation (CCHN) is happy to announce that Joëlle Germanier has been appointed Director, starting…

Join the CCHN’s journey along the Balkan migration route

October 6, 2021
During the month of October 2021, a CCHN team traveled along the Balkan migration route to discuss with humanitarian professionals…

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Interview with Fahad Ahmed | CCHN World Summit 21

November 12, 2021
Learn more about Fahad Ahmed, the ICRC's Legal Advisor to the African Union, and his experiences with humanitarian negotiations and…
Parvathy Ramaswami during her interview at the CCHN World Summit 2021.

Interview with Parvathy Ramaswami | CCHN World Summit 21

November 5, 2021
Learn more about WFP Afghanistan Deputy Country Director Parvathy Ramaswami, her experiences with humanitarian negotiations, and her thoughts on the…

Interview with Rainer Gude | CCHN World Summit 21

October 22, 2021
Learn more about Geneva Peacebuilding Platform Executive Coordinator Rainer Gude, his experiences with humanitarian negotiations and his thoughts on the…

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