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Watch our interviews with leading humanitarian figures and experts, voices from the fields of our Community of Practice members, and recordings of our public discussions and webinars.

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Interview with Dr. Asha Mohamed | CCHN World Summit 21

July 23, 2021
Learn more about Dr. Asha Mohammed, Secretary General of the Kenya Red Cross. She shares her experiences with humanitarian negotiations, facilitating versus responding, and the power of local communities in disaster responses!

Interview with Kirk Kinnell | CCHN World Summit 21

July 16, 2021
Learn more about professional negotiator Kirk Kinnell, finding common ground in humanitarian negotiation, and the film The Negotiator!

Interview with Peter Maurer | CCHN World Summit 21

July 11, 2021
Learn more about the ICRC President Peter Maurer, his experiences with humanitarian negotiations, and his thoughts on the Centre of Competence on Humanitarian Negotiation (CCHN)!

Interview with Tom Metcalf | CCHN World Summit 21

July 9, 2021
Learn more about the Head of Humanitarian Access of the WFP Tom Metcalf, his experiences with humanitarian negotiations, and his thoughts on the Centre of Competence on Humanitarian Negotiation (CCHN)!

Interview with Stephen Cornish | CCHN World Summit 21

July 7, 2021
Learn more about the Executive Director of MSF Stephen Cornish, his experiences with humanitarian negotiations, and his thoughts on the Centre of Competence on Humanitarian Negotiation (CCHN)!

Interview with Gilles Carbonnier | CCHN World Summit 21

July 5, 2021
Learn more about the ICRC Vice-President Gilles Carbonnier, his experiences with humanitarian negotiations, and his thoughts on the Centre of Competence on Humanitarian Negotiation (CCHN)!

Interview with Grainne O’Hara | CCHN World Summit 21

July 3, 2021
Learn more about the Director of International Protection of the UNHCR, Grainne O'Hara, her experiences with humanitarian negotiations, and her thoughts on the Centre of Competence on Humanitarian Negotiation (CCHN)!

Highlight Videos | CCHN World Summit 21

July 2, 2021
The highlights of the rich program of the CCHN World Summit 21 are now available!

10 Questions with Community Members | CCHN World Summit 21

June 30, 2021
We asked some of the CCHN staff and Community Members to answer 10 questions as fast as they could. Get to know these experienced practitioners who joined us in Caux for the World Summit on Frontline Humanitarian Negotiation!

Round Table | CCHN World Summit 21

June 28, 2021
The CCHN World Summit 21 featured a round table discussion during which participants were invited to explore the benefits of adopting a collaborative approach to humanitarian negotiations.

High-Level Panel | CCHN World Summit 21

June 28, 2021
The CCHN World Summit 21 High-Level Panel explored the opportunities and constraints of developing a collaborative culture among humanitarian negotiators in the field to address the increasing complexity of humanitarian operations and their environment.

Webinar on Building Rapport at a Distance

March 10, 2021
The Centre of Competence on Humanitarian Negotiation (CCHN) has recently launched a webinar on remote negotiation. It was held on 31 August 2020 and focused on building rapport remotely. 

When lives are at stake: Exploring high-pressure negotiations through storytelling

March 10, 2021
Negotiating under pressure in insecure environments is a critical skill that allows humanitarian organizations to help those most in need. If negotiations fail, people may not receive the assistance and protection they so urgently need.

Stress Management for Crisis Negotiation

March 10, 2021
Members of CCHN Community of Practice shared their methods on how to manage stress collectively and individually while negotiating in volatile and complex situations or when a crisis emerges. The interview was done during the CCHN Thematic Retreat on Negotiation Under Pressure 2019.

Negotiating Under Pressure: Voices from the field

March 10, 2021
Negotiating under pressure in insecure environments is a critical skill that allows humanitarian responders in the field to help those most in need. In this video, 6 humanitarians talk about their experiences dealing with high-pressure negotiations. This video was presented at the 2019 Geneva Peace Week event on “When lives are at stake: Exploring high-pressure negotiations through storytelling” on 5 November 2019.