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03/08/2020

Hybrid Briefing Session on Preventing and Mitigating Risk in a Negotiation

Group work during hybrid briefing session in Caux, Switzerland. (Photo credit: Agusmia Putri Haerani/CCHN) Impacted by the global pandemic of COVID-19, many humanitarians have switched to online training and self-development activities to prepare themselves in maintaining their...
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29/07/2020

The Importance of Avoiding Damage that Can’t Be Undone

Innocent Sauti, Head of Programme for WFP in Myanmar, talks about the challenges that come with his work on the frontlines while emphasizing the importance of preparing the staff with...
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15/07/2020

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

Women's committee members conduct awareness sessions on COVID-19, GBV and safe referral in Camp 24, Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh (Photo credit: Abdullah Al Mashrif/IOM) The COVID-19 crisis has significant protection, health...
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13/07/2020

The Role of Armed Groups in the Provision of Health Services during the COVID-19 Pandemic

COVID-19: ICRC donates personal protection equipment and hygiene products in Brazil. (Photo Credit: Benjamin Mast/ICRC) On 2 July 2020, 120 frontline humanitarian professionals, field practitioners, policymakers, experts and government representatives...
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22/06/2020

ICRC Bangladesh: Helping Families from Religious Communities in the Dignified Management of the Dead During COVID-19

The ICRC donated 75 body bags to the Buddhist Religious Welfare Trust. (Photo credit: ICRC Bangladesh) The ICRC in Bangladesh, like in other countries, is stepping up its response to...
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19/06/2020

The Benefits of Investing in Negotiation Skills

Caitlin Longden, Senior Programme Officer for the United Nations Mine Action Service (UNMAS), talks about the benefits of investing in negotiation skills. By investing in these skills, negotiation teams have...

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29/07/2020

The Importance of Avoiding Damage that Can’t Be Undone

Innocent Sauti, Head of Programme for WFP in Myanmar, talks about the challenges that come with his work on the frontlines while emphasizing the importance of preparing the staff with...
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19/06/2020

The Benefits of Investing in Negotiation Skills

Caitlin Longden, Senior Programme Officer for the United Nations Mine Action Service (UNMAS), talks about the benefits of investing in negotiation skills. By investing in these skills, negotiation teams have...
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11/06/2020

The Better We Are Prepared, The Less Risks We Run

Mónica Bucio Escobedo, UNICEF's Chief of Field Office in Venezuela, shares how practical negotiation tools help strengthen humanitarians' capacity to operate. She explains why being prepared reduces risks for her...
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08/06/2020

CCHN Negotiation Resources

In this video, CCHN project leads walk you through the different resources they developed to assist humanitarians from around the world in their negotiations and build a global community of...
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28/04/2020

ICRC’s Contribution to CCHN’s Development and Operations

The ICRC has been instrumental in the development of the Centre of Competence on Humanitarian Negotiation (CCHN) since the beginning. Four years into the CCHN's incubation period, ICRC field staff...
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22/04/2020

COVID-19: A Special Role for Humanitarian Crisis Negotiators?

"Here be dragons" means dangerous or unexplored territories, in imitation of a medieval practice of putting illustrations of dragons, sea monsters, and other mythological creatures on uncharted areas of maps where potential...
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