Activities

Our activities include different formats such as projects that last several months, workshops + seminars, the implementation of simulation games, as well as Training-of-Trainers on simulation gaming. In the following you find an overview of our current and completed activities.

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Y-LEAD – Creating Civic Spaces for Active Citizenship

Increasing participation of youth and women in the Egyptian Local Council Elections, by raising awareness about their rights and duties and equipping them with the needed know-how and skills.

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A Vision for Jordanian Youth 2025

Since more than one third of the Jordanian population is youth under 30, the Kingdom of Jordan acknowledges the importance of investing in these young talents in driving social and economic development, as it works towards the National Youth Strategy...

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Nigerian Pathway to Peace

The project “Nigerian Pathway to Peace” aims to establish elements of peace education and media literacy in Nigerian schools and other educational institutions on the basis of simulation gaming. The project will create culture of peace in the minds...

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Simulation Game Development: Energy-Oriented Modernisation in Urban Development

Housing, and the associated use of water, heat and energy, is one of the biggest causes of greenhouse gas emissions. To reduce this share, the BMU provides several funding opportunities via the KfW (Reconstruction Credit Institute). One of these is...

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UNDP Youth Leadership Programme (YLP4)

UNDP Youth Leadership Program is organizing a regional seminar bringing approximately 120 youth representatives and policy makers with the presence of National UNDP offices. This forum is considered a continuation of a successful model of youth...

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Workshop: Simulation Game „Taberlingen“

Since less displaced people are arriving to Germany than in 2015 and 2016, the focus of the issues has shifted from housing and emergency care to social and cultural integration as well as access to education and the labour market. At the same time,...

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Simulation Game "Transolvia" with IfA Cross Cultural Interns

Spaces for the important work of civil society are shrinking in countries all over the world. Government repression, increased regulations, corruption and forced registration are just a few ways in which this space is becoming smaller. The...

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Training with International Diplomats

As part of the “10th International Diplomatic Re-invitation Programme” 17 diplomats and participants of the International Parliamentary Fellowship Programme took part in our simulation game Kodori at the Federal Foreign Office in Berlin. Duration: ...

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Academy for Conflict Transformation

Since 2015 we are contributing to the full time course in peace and conflict work of the Academy for Conflict Transformation. During the pre-final week of the course we are providing a constructive space to reflect on the tools learned during the...

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K2Games - Learning by Playing

Sustainable development, climate change risks and their impact on human health are among the big challenges of current and next decades. Young people today are facing these problems more than anyone and they will be the ones having to deal with the...

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Handbook on Peace Practice in Eastern Partnership and Russia

Within the project “Peace and Conflict Consultant” we created a handbook “Peace Practice: Theory and Practice of Peacebuilding Initiatives in Eastern Partnership Countries and Russia”. This is a product of a collaborative working process of 16...

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Simulation Game: "Civil War in Syria"

The simulation game method is a useful tool to uncover causes of conflict and its dynamics. One of the most complex conflicts when it comes to the number of actors and their constantly changing alliances is the current war in Syria. In order to...

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Training for young diplomats from Laos and Cambodia

In the framework of the international diplomat training of the German Federal Foreign office we organized a simulation game on the topic of UN Security Council Reform for young diplomats from Laos and Cambodia. Duration: 09.11.2018 ...

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Simulation Game “Bribania” for more Transparency in Ukraine

Our simulation game became a part of a training, in which Ukrainian students were taught ap-proaches for fighting corruption 

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Training for young diplomats from Latin America and the Caribbean

In the framework of the international diplomat training of the German Federal Foreign office we organized a simulation game on regional integration for young diplomats from Latin America and the Caribbean. Duration: 11.09.2018 L...

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Leadership Academy of the German Army (Bundeswehr)

For the “Leadership Academy” of the German Army (Bundeswehr) we conducted a Workshop on improving civil-military cooperation. The workshop was part of a two-years training program after which the participants become officers of the general staff.  ...

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Workshop: Complexity Management

CRISP recently conducted a three-day workshop on complexity management. We introduced the group to the concept of complexity and underlined the difference between something being complex and something being complicated. The participants were educated...

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Youth and Religion in Kyrgyzstan

In the frame of the consultancy for GIZ Kyrgyzstan, CRISP has conducted a workshop for developing a simulation game that tackles questions of religion and is aimed to enable young people to form their own opinion about the topic. After heated debates...

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Citizen Participation in Chile

During the whole month of April, we toured through Chile and held several workshops in schools regarding the topic of citizen participation. Actually, the Chilean constitution offers several mechanisms to its citizens to participate on municipal...

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Peace and Conflict Consultants Kyrgyzstan

Kyrgyzstan is considered to be the most liberal and open state in Central Asia. However, the country is affected by a number of overlapping division lines that fragment society and it still struggles to form an identity inclusive to all inhabitants....

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Peace and Conflict Consultants - Eastern Partnership

“Frozen” conflicts, political and economic instability, weak democracy and corruption continue being widely spread phenomena in the countries of EU-Eastern Partnership and Russia. As a reaction on that, we train youth from these countries as...

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Training for young diplomats from Island States

In March 2018, we developed and implemented a simulation game on a climate-based crisis scenario for young diplomats from Island States. The workshop was held in the frame of the international diplomat training of the German Federal Foreign Office...

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Training Course for German Military (Bundeswehr)

The simulation game deals with potential future scenarios concerning the development of Ukraine and therefore gives a deeper insight in the challenges the country is currently facing. The participants took the roles of actors from various sectors...

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Simulating Egyptian Transition

The SET project series aims to transform stereotypes and mindsets to reduce conflicts between different groups and regions in Egypt. The project is mainly based on the theory of change that through initiative building as a tool to promote youth...

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Panel Meeting on Economic Integration of Migrants

The Eastern Partnership Panel on Migration and Asylum (EaPPMA) Meeting on the Economic Integration of Migrants was organized by Poland and Georgia with the support of the European Commission and the UN Migration Agency. CRISP e.V. was invited by the...

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Together for Europe in Krzyżowa, Poland

As a part of the “Together for Europe” Project, young people from Western and Eastern Europe, from old and new member states of the EU, took part in our Simulation game “SIMigration” to sensitize the students about the issues around migration on EU...

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Role of civil society

This simulation focuses on the role of civil society and how it can reform and be reformed as a basic part of a contemporary society. The overall goal is to learn about the diversity among civil society actors and although they have similar general...

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Academy for Conflict Transformation

Since 2015 we are contributing to the full time course in peace and conflict work of the Academy for Conflict Transformation. During the pre-final week of the course we are providing a  constructive space to reflect on the tools learned during the...

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Workshop for International Parliament Scholars

Within the international parliament scholarship program of the German Bundestag and in cooperation with Al Sharq e.V., we have implemented our simulation game „Taberlingen“. The scholarship holders came from different Arab countries, reaching from...

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Training for young diplomats from Iraq

In November 2017, we conducted our simulation game Kodori for young diplomats from Iraq in the frame of the ‘Training for International Diplomats’ program of the German Federal Foreign Office. During the simulation, the participants engaged with a...

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