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Haiti Red Cross Society president, Guëtson Lamour, discusses with ambulance drivers. Determine the negotiation type and use it to your advantage.

How to determine the negotiation type and use it to your advantage

April 26, 2024
Identify what type of negotiation you are having, gain control over it and draw it to where you feel more…

Seven practical tips to negotiate healthcare in humanitarian contexts

April 5, 2024
Negotiate healthcare in humanitarian contexts with these seven practical tips gathered from the members of our community of practice.

Five strategies that will help you negotiate after a disaster

March 21, 2024
Experienced humanitarian professionals share their best five strategies that will help you negotiate after a disaster.



The CCHN community welcomed 2,000 humanitarians in 2022

March 28, 2023
The CCHN community currently includes 5,300 humanitarian negotiators from around the globe. Discover what else the CCHN achieved in 2022.

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…



How I learned to negotiate with armed actors – A conversation with Essie Opoka

November 17, 2023
Essie Opoka, a humanitarian negotiator with over 10 years of experience, shares how she learned to negotiate with armed groups…
Andrii Kruglashov is sitting on a chair wearing a suit and a microphone on his lapel. He is being interviewed about his experience battling misinformation in Ukraine.

Battling misinformation in Ukraine – A conversation with Andrii Kruglashov

September 22, 2023
ICRC's political advisor Andrii Kruglashov shares how he battled a misinformation campaign when the conflict in Ukraine started.
Oscar Sanchez Piñeiro, interview 2022 Summit

How can humanitarians negotiate with algorithms? – Interview with Óscar Sánchez Piñeiro

June 15, 2023
UNHCR's Óscar Sánchez Piñeiro explains why humanitarians should engage with new technologies and how they can negotiate with algorithms.

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