CSSP – Berlin Center for Integrative Mediation (CSSP) is a non-profit organisation founded in 2005 as a “Lessons Learned” project by Christian Schwarz-Schilling’s work as the International Mediator in Bosnia and Herzegovina (1995 – 2004). CSSP, with headquarters in Berlin, Germany, initiated its approaches in the Western Balkans and has extended its mediation outreach to other regions such as the Middle East and North Africa, South Asia, Eastern Europe and the Caucasus. We work in diverse teams of insider and outsider mediators and provide services and expertise in the context of mediation, political dialogue and mediation systems.
Upon the request of the Ministry of Justice, with the financial support of the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs first, and the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung after, CSSP was invited in 2019 to implement a project in partnership with the National Chamber of Mediators (NCM) and the Albanian Foundation for Conflict Resolution and Reconciliation of Disputes (AFCR), supporting the country in strengthening the mediation system
CSSP is currently approaching the beginning of the second phase of the Project "Expanding and Empowering the Mediation System in Albania", funded by the Austrian Development Agency, in partnership with NCM and AFCR, for the next three years.