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A Selected Bibliography

Catherine Morris

Humanitarian Negotiation

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Please also see a bibliography on Conflict, Humanitarian Action, and Development Cooperation.

Avruch, Kevin. Culture as Context, Culture as Communication: Considerations for Humanitarian Negotiators. Geneva: Centre for Humanitarian Dialogue, May 2003.

Costy, Alex. Managing the Compromise: Humanitarian Negotiations in Angola (1998-2001). Geneva: Centre for Humanitarian Dialogue, January 2002.

Cutts, Mark. "The Humanitarian Operation in Bosnia, 1992-95: Dilemmas of Negotiating Humanitarian Access." In New Issues in Refugee Research. Working Paper No. 8. Geneva: Evaluation and Policy Analysis Unit. Genevia: UNHCR, May 1999.

Edwards, Victoria. "The Role of Post-Intervention Security in Peace and Relief Mission Negotiations: Responding to Local Populations." Presented at After the Fall: Theory and Practice of Post-Intervention Security. Centre for Security and Defence Studies, Ottawa, Ontario, March 9-10, 2006. Available (pdf) ab

Farrow, Trevor C. W. "Negotiation, Mediation, Globalization Protests and Police: Right Processes; Wrong System, Issues, Parties and Time." Queen's Law Journal 28 (2003): 665-703. read an annotation

Glaser, Max. Humanitarian engagement with non-state armed actors: the parameters for negotiated access. Audio Presentations and Powerpoint presentation. London, UK: Humanitarian Practice Network, n.d.

Glaser, Max P. Humanitarian Negotiated Access: Humanitarian Engagement with Non-state Armed Actors. Cambridge, MA: Carr Center for Human Rights Policy, 2002-2003.

Griffiths, M. Steps in Engagement with Armed Actors. Unpublished Paper. Geneva: The Henry Dunant Centre for Humanitarian Dialogue, 2000.

Jamal, Arafat. "Access to Safety? Negotiating Protection in a Central Asian Emergency." In New Issues in Refugee Research. Working Paper No. 17. Geneva: Evaluation and Policy Analysis Unit, UNHCR, February 2000.

Leader, Nicholas. Negotiation and Engagement in Afghanistan. Report prepared for the UN Coordinator's office. Islamabad: UNOCHA, May 2001.

Mancini-Griffoli, Deborah, and André Picot. Humanitarian Negotiation: A Handbook for Securing Access, Assistance and Protection for Civilians in Armed Conflict. Geneva: Centre for Humanitarian Dialogue, 2004. Available at

McHugh, Gerard, and Manuel Bessler. Guidelines on Humanitarian Negotiation with Armed groups. New York: UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, 2006. Available at

Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF). Humanitarian Negotiations Revealed: The MSF Experience. Geneva: MSF, 2011. Available at

Moore, Jonathan, ed. Hard Choices: Moral Dilemmas in Humanitarian Intervention. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 1998.

Richardson, Anna. "Negotiating Humanitarian Access in Angola: 1990-2000." In New Issues in Refugee Research. Working Paper No. 18. Geneva: Evaluation and Policy Analysis Unit, UNHCR, June 2000.

Slim, Hugo. Marketing Humanitarian Space: Argument and Method in Humanitarian Persuasion. Geneva: Centre for Humanitarian Dialogue, 2003.

Stott, Noel. Negotiating in Practice What is Non-Negotiatiable in Principle: Development Policy and Armed Non-State Actors. Bonn: Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik, 2007. Available (pdf) at:

Ewins, Pete, Paul Harvey, Kevin Savage and Alex Jacobs. Mapping the Risks of Corruption in Humanitarian Action. Transparency International, July 2006 (pdf)

Toole, Daniel. Humanitarian Negotiation: Observations from Recent Experience. Cambridge, MASS: Harvard Program On Humanitarian Policy And Conflict Research, 2001.

World Health Organization. Humanitarian Negotiations in Complex Emergencies. Powerpoint Notes. WHO Health Action in Crisis Pre-Deployment Training. Geneva: WHO, 2006. Available (ppt) at

Veuthey Michel. "The Humanitarian Network. Implementing Humanitarian Law through International Cooperation." In Bulletin of Peace Proposals 18(2)(1987): 133-146.

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