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 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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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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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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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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Youth and religion in Kyrgyzstan (GIZ consultancy)

In the frame of a consultancy for GIZ Kyrgyzstan, a tailor-made simulation game and workshop format was developed and implemented with the aim to discover the interests and needs of young people concerning religion. Duration: 15.07. until...

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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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