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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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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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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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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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: 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: “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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Simulating Egyptian Transition IV

The starting point of the project is the current situation in Egypt. Increasing social and economic cleavages that lead to an increasing loss of trust as well as a segregation among citizens, result in large parts of the population feeling...

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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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ToT: Increasing Accountability of local Politician through Simulation Games

The question of how to hold politicians accountable is crucial when it comes to establishing a democratic culture. In Morocco like in many transition countries, the political practice often doesn’t match the written law. Power-sharing, rule of law...

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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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SET-3: A Vision for Egypt

A Vision for Egypt 2025 (SET III) is the most recent project out of a series which started in 2012. It builds on the accomplishments, as well as on the lessons learned from previous years. Previously we promoted the innovative learning tool of...

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Simulating Egyptian Transition - 2

This project is the continuation of our previous engagement in 2012. Back then we were thinking how to overcome the language gap between CRISP and the Arabic speaking trainers, therefore we designed this new project. The current project has five...

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Simulation Game: Bribania in Tunisia

We facilitated our simulation game Bribania (in Arabic: Fasadistan), in the course of the MENA Integrity School in Tunisia. The main host was Transparency International. It was the first time that CRISP and Transparency International (TI) were...

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Inhub Egypt

In April, we met different actors of the Egyptian civil society, discussing possibilities to build up an intercultural network of trainers for political education, stretching beyond Cairo. Together with civil society activists from Egypt and...

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CSSP - Mediation Training

Our partners and friends from Berlin Centre for Integrative Mediation (CSSP) invited us to their Egyptian Mentoring Program. The program aimed to provide 10 Egyptian youth who started their own social projects with the networking and mediation...

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Empowering Youth Against Unemployment

We organized a seminar on empowering youth regarding the current challenges of unemployment. Together with 28 participants from Egypt, Tunisia,Greece and Germany we discussed current challenges regarding unemployment of youth globally but also...

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Simulating Egyptian Transition

The project aimed to support the ongoing democratic transformation process in Egypt. By promoting democratic values and civic education among young people, we encouraged and enabled them to participate in the transformation process in a critical...

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