CRISP - Crisis Simulation for Peace e.V.


D.R.E.A.M is a two years project in cooperation with DVV International, IRM and Youth of Osh in Kyrgyzstan. It has multiple components ranging from media work to community security dialogue. The project is aimed at establishing a constructive dialogue on the relation between democracy and religion as well as the prevention of religious radicalization.

Duration:March 2017 - February 2019
Locations:14 cities and villages in all seven regions of Kyrgzstan
Participants:64 participants
Beneficiaries:approx. 8.000
Budget:860.000 EUR

Target Group

Journalists and other media representatives; Youth from the 14 targeted cities and villages; Representatives of state and religious institutions

Project Goals

The overall objective of the project is to foster a cohesive, democratic society in Kyrgyzstan by involving and building the capacity of various stakeholder in the prevention of radicalisation and the mitigation of existing tensions. The specific objectives are: 1. To strengthen the capacities for peaceful intercultural and inter-religious dialogue on national and regional levels 2. To strengthen community potential to prevent radicalisation and violent extremism 3.  To build up resilience against radical narratives, especially among young people