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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Seminar on European Migration Policy in Morocco

The simulation game analyzes the current European migration policy and shows institutional mechanisms of decision-making processes within the European Union. Furthermore, the simulation game highlights the impact of such decisions on local...

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Simulation Game „Taberlingen“ at the Annual Conference of the forumZFD

CRISP conducted the simulation game „Taberlingen“ in the frame of the Annual Conference of the Forum Civil Peace Service (forumZFD) in Köln between the 20th and 21st of October. During the simulation game participants slipped into the role of local...

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Simulation Game: BRIBANIA

The setting is a fictitious island, where massive corruption scandals took place in the past years. It is the task of the participants to identify the causes and based on that design initiatives that limit corrupt behavior in the future. The...

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Simulation Game: Quo Vadis Syria

Since the start of hostilities in 2011, the conflict has evolved into a complex situation,which is a black box for many.The simulation game is centered on the negotiations on a zone of de-escalation in a fictitious region of Syria. The main objective...

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Simulation Game: TANDERA

During the simulation game, which focuses on the dynamics that evolve during a fictional secessionist conflict, the participants tried to apply the knowledge obtained during the first sessions. The actors in the simulation game took on the roles of...

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Training for young diplomats from Central Asia

In September 2017, we conducted our simulation game DIVINI for young diplomats from Central Asia in the frame of the ‘Training for International Diplomats’ program of the German Federal Foreign Office. In the frame of the simulation, the participants...

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Simulation Game: “EL KOUDIA” in Morocco

Morocco has become a country of transit and destination for a large number of migrant workers, refugees and returning Moroccans. In September 2014 the Moroccan Government created the National Immigration and Asylum Strategy, which foresees the...

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Workshop: "Right-Wing-Populism" in Germany

In the beginning of March we conducted a two-day workshop tackling the burning issue of growing right-wing populist movements and parties in Europe. The workshop was organized in cooperation with the Friedrich Ebert Foundation and took place at the...

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Simulation Game: Quo vadis Ukraine?

During the Ukraine-Lab, organized by our partners from MitOst, we conducted a simulation game on thestatus of Ukraine. Together with participants of the Ukraine-Lab, who had diverse backgrounds, we simulated a possible future development. The...

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Simulation Game: US-Elections

Only a few days before the actual elections took place we simulated the election process, together with high school-students. They very much enjoyed the change of perspective and we were deeply impressed by political skills these young people already...

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Simulation Game Transolvia

In the course of the CrossCulture-Program of the Institute for Foreign Relations, we implemented a simulation game, in order to contribute to the overall goals of the Program. Due to their participation in the simulation game workshop the 25...

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Anti-Discrimination Workshop in a facility for unaccompanied minor refugees

During the last years many unaccompanied minors arrived to Germany from different countries. Fleeing from unbearable living conditions they try to build up new life’s here. As a first stage upon their arrival they are accommodated in facilities,...

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Training Course: Peace and Conflict Consultant

The training course Peace and Conflict Consultant aims to train young people from Azerbaijan, Armenia, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine to improve civic conflict solving process in the countries of the Eastern Partnership. In order to achieve this aim...

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Fighting Right Wing Populism

The Heinrich Böll Foundation invited us to conduct a workshop on the issue of right-wing populism for one week-end. For this, 21 scholars of the foundation came together in Würzburg / Germany. The first day was dedicated to introducing the topic...

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