“Negotiation […] is not the solution to all problems. It’s often, in fact, a least bad outcome; but it’s an absolutely necessary one.” – David Harland
The Centre of Competence on Humanitarian Negotiation (CCHN) recently organised a 6-day World Summit. This global event brought together frontline negotiators, humanitarian policymakers, scholars, donors, and government representatives to tackle the most challenging present-day issues related to humanitarian negotiation.
During the World Summit, we met with some of the world’s leaders in the humanitarian field. In this interview David Harland, Executive Director of the Centre for Humanitarian Dialogue (HD), shares his vision on the future of humanitarian negotiation and the remarkable power of wiggle room!