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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New Simulation Game: Cybersecurity – Ethical Debates

In the scope of the International Futures Program, Program implemented by the German Federal foreign office in cooperation with “German Society for Foreign Policy” (DGAP), CRISP had the pleasure to implement a simulation game on the complexity of...

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Conflict Transformation Training for international Diplomats

In the scope of the Training for International Diplomats (German Federal Foreign Office) in Berlin, CRISP has implemented the Simulation Game, Kodori, dealing with conflict transformation for diplomats from the Western Balkans.

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Workshop: Complexity Management

 State employees of Thüringen learned methods for leading staff in complex work situations.

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Simulation Game: SIMigration at Duale Hochschule Baden-Württemberg

CRISP has cooperated with the Duale Hochschule Baden-Württemberg, (DHBW) in Heidenheim to implement the Simulation Game, SIMigraiton, for students of Social Management.

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Training for the 9th High Level Experts Programme Ukraine

High experts group tried to answer the question, where Ukraine is going in light of the election year

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Simulation Game “Dear Mr. President”

CRISP developed two simulation games on autocrats in domestic and international spheres and implemented them with high school students during a 2-day workshop.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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Networking-Conference: Funding Program "Eastern Partnership and Russia"

On September 14, 2017 over 70 representatives of organizations, which implement projects in the “Eastern Partnerships and Russia” framework of the Foreign Office met in Berlin. CSSP, in medio and CRISP facilitated the meeting collaboratively. The...

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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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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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Peace Practice

Peace Praxis creates space for actors from programme and EECA partner countries to learn about and reflect together on each other’s activities in the field of peacebuilding and non-violent conflict transformation. The youth workers and youth leaders...

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