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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.

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…

Negotiating humanitarian corridors during armed conflicts

April 25, 2022
Negotiating humanitarian corridors are one of the most dramatic arrangements humanitarian organisations can set up in conflict environments. What are…

Seven tips to manage pressure during high-stake humanitarian negotiations

April 7, 2022
Discover seven helpful tips to manage pressure during high-stake frontline humanitarian negotiations.

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…

Five new year’s resolutions that will make you an even better humanitarian negotiator

January 24, 2022
Take inspiration from these 5 new year's resolutions and become an even better humanitarian negotiator.

Do you make these mistakes when you negotiate with the help of interpreters?

December 16, 2021
Read about the most common mistakes you probably make when negotiating with the help of an interpreter (and how to…

Your identity is impacting the way you negotiate. Find out how experienced humanitarian professionals cope with it

November 4, 2021
Have you ever asked yourself what influence your identity has on a negotiation? How about the identity of your counterpart? 

Involved in humanitarian negotiations in the Middle East? Rely on advice from expert humanitarian professionals

October 6, 2021
In November 2020, the Centre of Competence on Humanitarian Negotiation (CCHN) and the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative (HHI) launched the Middle…

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…

10 strategies to use when negotiating assistance for (and with) people on the move

September 7, 2021
The Centre of Competence on Humanitarian Negotiation (CCHN) gathered experiences of skilled frontline negotiators working in settings where migration is…

Why Diversity Matters for Humanitarian Negotiation

August 25, 2021
Why does diversity matter for humanitarian negotiation? What is the role of inclusion on the frontline? How does your identity…

How to negotiate humanitarian access in northwest Syria

August 4, 2021
In northwest Syria, millions of people have been forced to flee their homes because of armed conflict. Escaping violence, they…

RTS Coverage of the CCHN World Summit 2021

July 5, 2021
Radio Télévision Suisse (RTS) covered the CCHN World Summit 2021 that took place between 28 June and 3 July. The…

How humanitarian interpreters bridge the language barrier during negotiations

May 5, 2021
From 26 to 30 April 2021, humanitarian interpreters participated in an Online Peer Workshop and Specialized Session for Humanitarian Interpreters…