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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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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Peaceful Dialogue in Kyrgyzstan

The "Peaceful Dialogue in Kyrgyzstan" project is going in its third round with a focus on the increasing polarization of the discourse around religion and secularism in the country. We will continue working with civil society actors, religious groups...

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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: 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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Social Dialogue Ambassadors

In recent years, Kenya has increasingly faced the challenge of youth radicalization and violent extremism, especially in areas with a Muslim majority. This pilot project will make a measurable contribution to these challenges by employing a...

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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: US-Elections - Malente

During a summer school of the German Konrad Adenauer Foundation, we simulated the election campaign in the USA together with high school-students. They very much enjoyed the change of perspective and we were deeply impressed by political skills these...

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Simulation Game Development: Flight & Migration in Europe

One of the biggest learning-platforms in Germany approached us and ordered a simulation game on the topic of migration in the context of the European Union. As the topic is top priority on the political agenda, circumstances are changing fast and...

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Forum Civil Peace Service Königswinter

For the third time the The Academy for Conflict Transformation in the Forum Civil Peace Service invited CRISP to conduct a Conflict Simulation as part of the Full-Time Course in Peace and Conflict Work. During four days the participants had the...

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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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Anti-Corruption Measures in Bribania

Our partner MitOst e.V. organized a study visit for their Egyptian partner organization and Crisp e.V.  was invited to contribute to the program for one day by playing a simulation game with the participants. The topic of the simulation game was...

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SiMigration Friedrich Ebert Foundation

The Friedrich Ebert Foundation invited Crisp to conduct a simulation game on the topic of migration. 34 students from secondary schools participated in the game. During one day they slipped into the roles of high ranking politicians representing EU...

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Training: Conflict advisor in the area of work with refugees

The aim of the project was to place the integration of internally displaced persons (IDPs) on the political agenda in Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia and Ukraine.To achieve this goal the project focused on the training of multipliers or mediators to...

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Simulation Game: SiMigration - Heinrich Böll Stiftung

We had the chance to implement our Simulation Games “SiMigration” two times in the Heinrich Böll Foundation. During the two workshops the participants had to analyzes the current European migration policy. Furthermore, the simulation game...

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SIMigration - Anna Lindh Foundation

During autumn, we had the chance to conduct our Simulation Game SiMigration with different representatives of member organizations of the German section of Anna Lind network in Nuremberg. During the annual network meeting, the participants discussed...

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Workshop: Fighting Corruption in Belarus

During 4 days we discussed the phenomenon of corruption, its manifold faces and theoretical models that try to explain under which circumstances are most likely to happen. Not surprisingly we figured out that the political system in Belarus...

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Youth, identity, employability

The main goal of this project was to develop and conduct a simulation game tackling the topic of employability under consideration of identity issues. The simulation game developed together with trainers from six different partner organizations...

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Trainers against Discrimination

Trainers against Discrimination was a project led by Creative Development Center in cooperation with CRISP e.V. It aimed at raising awareness about the problems of discrimination as well as Empowering Local Organizations in Caucasus and Europe...

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Simulation Game: Krapowa

At the beginning of July we conducted a simulation game on the topic of sustainable development with high school students in Ingelheim. During the simulation game the students played the roles of citizens in Krapowas – a city, which faces several...

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Training: Peace + Conflict Consultant in Königswinter

The “Forum Ziviler Friedensdienst” (Civil Peace Service) is a Cologne-based NGO that promotes the culture of nonviolence and a nonviolent conflict solution. In doing so they offer a variety of courses, classes and seminars, one being a nine-week...

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Peace-Building and Conflict-Management in Georgia

Together with our partner organization in Georgia we conducted a two- day workshop for around 20 young activists from Georgia on the general concepts of peace building and conflict management. Apart from analyzing the reasons for conflicts, the...

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