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Humans of CCHN: Meet the members of our community

November 9, 2021
Meet our members! At the core of the Centre of Competence on Humanitarian Negotiation (CCHN)'s work is a welcoming community…

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? 

Convoys, COVID, and Negotiation in Afghanistan

July 22, 2021
What does the COVID pandemic mean for people who don't have the luxury to stay inside? How has it affected…

Changing the Narrative about Women Coping with the Trauma of War and Conflict

March 31, 2021
As part of the CCHN’s Community of Care initiative to build the resilience of humanitarian frontline negotiations, we collaborate with…

Just do your best!

March 5, 2021
We spoke to Dr. Asha Mohammed, Secretary-General of the Kenya Red Cross Society who is passionate about the development of…

It Is Very Important to Show Unity, Cohesion, and Equity among Team Members

February 25, 2021
We spoke with Bernadette Castel-Hollingsworth, Deputy Director of the UN Refugee Agency’s Division of International Protection to further discuss the topic Legitimacy, Diversity and Women…

Negotiating as a Team to Achieve the Best Possible Outcome

February 16, 2021
We spoke with Bernadette Castel-Hollingsworth, Deputy Director of the UN Refugee Agency’s Division of International Protection to further discuss the topic Legitimacy, Diversity and Women…

Female Negotiators Need More Recognition and Opportunities

February 9, 2021
We continue our conversations on the Legitimacy, Diversity and Women in Frontline Negotiations Project continued with Joyce Kanyangwa Luma, WFP…

She’s a Woman, a Leader, and a Frontline Negotiator!

February 2, 2021
We were honoured to have Liesbeth Aelbrecht, former MSF General Director for an interview to discuss about legitimacy, diversity and…

Legitimacy, Diversity and Women Negotiators

January 25, 2021
Historically dominated by Western men, the humanitarian world has become much more diverse in the past decades. To better support…

The Role of The Humanitarian Negotiator in the Global Chain of Humanitarian Diplomacy

December 3, 2020
Humanitarian diplomacy and humanitarian negotiation are inherently intertwined and interdependent, and form part of the same concept. What does it…

Humanitarian Diplomacy: Challenges and Strategies for Negotiating with Non-State Armed Groups

November 10, 2020
Humanitarians operating on the front lines of today’s armed conflicts need to employ a skill set that combines both wit…

Negotiating Agricultural and Food Security Access during 1,000 days of Siege and COVID-19 Pandemic in Syria

October 5, 2020
Located in north-eastern Syria, Deir Ezzor is the second largest Syrian province in terms of area, with a pre-crisis population…

Strengthening Complementary Relationship with Bangladesh Government to Protect COVID-19 Healthcare Frontliners

August 17, 2020
All staff related to the provision of healthcare to the population are playing an important frontline role to provide the…

Protection Risks During COVID-19: Negotiating Safe Access to Gender-Based Violence Services in The Rohingya Refugee Response in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh

July 15, 2020
The COVID-19 crisis has significant protection, health and socio-economic implications for the Rohingya refugee response. Nearly one million Rohingya refugees…