Projects Database

Large Scale Land Acquisitions in Southeast Asia: Rural Transformations between Global Agendas and Peoples’ Right to Food

Large Scale Land Acquisitions in Southeast Asia: Rural Transformations between Global Agendas and Peoples’ Right to Food

Socio-ecological Networks and Resilience of Vulnerable Communities to Global Environmental Change: an Arctic-Alpine Comparison of Social Network Governance (ArcAlpNet)

Socio-ecological Networks and Resilience of Vulnerable Communities to Global Environmental Change: an Arctic-Alpine Comparison of Social Network Governance (ArcAlpNet)

Mobile Access to Knowledge: Culture and Safety in Africa. Documenting and assessing the impact of cultural events and public art on urban safety.

Mobile Access to Knowledge: Culture and Safety in Africa. Documenting and assessing the impact of cultural events and public art on urban safety.

The Role of Private Business in Global Governance – An Analysis of Corporate Citizenship Approaches of MNCs and SMEs participating in the UN Global Compact

The Role of Private Business in Global Governance – An Analysis of Corporate Citizenship Approaches of MNCs and SMEs participating in the UN Global Compact

Mountlennium: Reaching Millennium Development Goals through Regional Mountain Governance

Mountlennium: Reaching Millennium Development Goals through Regional Mountain Governance

The Impact of Emotion Language on International Negotiation (ELIN)

The Impact of Emotion Language on International Negotiation (ELIN)

Bilateral Talks Switzerland – European Union: Agenda-setting and Framework Agreement

Bilateral Talks Switzerland – European Union: Agenda-setting and Framework Agreement

Staying or Leaving? Migration in the Life Plans of Western African Students: Case Studies in Abidjan, Niamey and Saint-Louis

Staying or Leaving? Migration in the Life Plans of Western African Students: Case Studies in Abidjan, Niamey and Saint-Louis

A Multi-Scale Approach to Land Governance in Complex Cultural, Environmental and Institutional Contexts. Development of a Comparative GIS Methodology Linking Land Use, Land Cover and Land Tenure from the Cases of Bolivia and the Lao PDR

A Multi-Scale Approach to Land Governance in Complex Cultural, Environmental and Institutional Contexts. Development of a Comparative GIS Methodology Linking Land Use, Land Cover and Land Tenure from the Cases of Bolivia and the Lao PDR

Migration Partnerships: A Step towards the Global Governance of International Migration?

Migration Partnerships: A Step towards the Global Governance of International Migration?

Death in Custody – towards an International Framework for Investigation and Prevention

Death in Custody – towards an International Framework for Investigation and Prevention

Individual Preferences for International Environmental Cooperation

Individual Preferences for International Environmental Cooperation

Beyond Economics: Estimating the Political Gains from Trade Agreements

Beyond Economics: Estimating the Political Gains from Trade Agreements

A History of Health Systems in Africa: Swiss Mission Hospitals and Rural Health Delivery in the 20th Century

A History of Health Systems in Africa: Swiss Mission Hospitals and Rural Health Delivery in the 20th Century

Examining Global Partnerships to Improve Innovation and Access to Medicines on a Sustainable, Priority Needs Basis: MDG 8, Target 8.E

Examining Global Partnerships to Improve Innovation and Access to Medicines on a Sustainable, Priority Needs Basis: MDG 8, Target 8.E

Refugee Flows and Transnational Ethnic Linkages

Refugee Flows and Transnational Ethnic Linkages

Transnational Senegalese Migration, Integration and Development: A Comparative Analysis of Migrant Organisations in Four European Receiving Contexts

Transnational Senegalese Migration, Integration and Development: A Comparative Analysis of Migrant Organisations in Four European Receiving Contexts

Negotiating Climate Change

Negotiating Climate Change

Psychology, Mental Health and Law: Integrating Psychological Knowledge in the Cambodia Trials

Psychology, Mental Health and Law: Integrating Psychological Knowledge in the Cambodia Trials

Socio-psychological Impacts of the Agricultural Policies: An Interdisciplinary and Comparative Study (Switzerland, France and Québec)

Socio-psychological Impacts of the Agricultural Policies: An Interdisciplinary and Comparative Study (Switzerland, France and Québec)

Climate Change, Economic Growth, and Conflict

Climate Change, Economic Growth, and Conflict

Development Myths in Practice: the ”Femininisation” of Anti-poverty Policies and International Organisations. The Cases of Brazil, the Philippines and Mozambique

Development Myths in Practice: the ”Femininisation” of Anti-poverty Policies and International Organisations. The Cases of Brazil, the Philippines and Mozambique

International Law and Migration Detention: Coding State Adherence to Norms

International Law and Migration Detention: Coding State Adherence to Norms

Corporate Social Responsibility in the Electronics Manufacturing Industry: the Implications of ‘Soft Governance’ for Labor Standards

Corporate Social Responsibility in the Electronics Manufacturing Industry: the Implications of ‘Soft Governance’ for Labor Standards

Breaking the Dynamics of Emotions and Fear in Conflict and Reconstruction

Breaking the Dynamics of Emotions and Fear in Conflict and Reconstruction

Rethinking the Millennium Development Goals: Stakeholders’ Perceptions and Strategic Choices

Rethinking the Millennium Development Goals: Stakeholders’ Perceptions and Strategic Choices

Enhancing the Capabilities of the most Vulnerable: Pilot Project on inequalities in Human Development in Bamako and Accra

Enhancing the Capabilities of the most Vulnerable: Pilot Project on inequalities in Human Development in Bamako and Accra

Local communities’ access to justice and the state of Kenya – Impunity, Legal Pluralism and the Resolution of Conflicts

Local communities’ access to justice and the state of Kenya – Impunity, Legal Pluralism and the Resolution of Conflicts

Mainstream Migration, Scientific Diasporas and Development – Impact of Return Skilled Migration on Development in India

Mainstream Migration, Scientific Diasporas and Development – Impact of Return Skilled Migration on Development in India

Governance of Forests: Multiple Outcomes in the Bolivian Lowlands – Reconciling Livelihoods, Biodiversity Conservation and Carbon Sequestration

Governance of Forests: Multiple Outcomes in the Bolivian Lowlands – Reconciling Livelihoods, Biodiversity Conservation and Carbon Sequestration

Impact of Globalization on Opportunities for Human Development

Impact of Globalization on Opportunities for Human Development

Motivating Employees and Volunteers of International Organizations: Do Values Matter?

Motivating Employees and Volunteers of International Organizations: Do Values Matter?

The Intersectionality of Human Rights Violations and Multiple Grounds of Discrimination

The Intersectionality of Human Rights Violations and Multiple Grounds of Discrimination

Trade and Conflict: a network approach

Trade and Conflict: a network approach

The effects of large-scale land acquisitions (LSLA) on households in rural communities of the Global South: gender relations, decision making and food security

The effects of large-scale land acquisitions (LSLA) on households in rural communities of the Global South: gender relations, decision making and food security

The Proliferation of Multilateral Funds

The Proliferation of Multilateral Funds

Environmental Change and Migration

Environmental Change and Migration

Trends and Influence of Private Finance on Global Health Initiatives and Development Goals in Resource-constrained Countries

Trends and Influence of Private Finance on Global Health Initiatives and Development Goals in Resource-constrained Countries

Sustainable Land Management in Mountain Regions of Bolivia and Nepal in the Context of Outmigration, Climate Change and Disaster Risk Reduction

Sustainable Land Management in Mountain Regions of Bolivia and Nepal in the Context of Outmigration, Climate Change and Disaster Risk Reduction

Integrated Analyses of Human Dimensions and Policy Implications of Cross-Border Migration on Vector-Borne Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs) in the Andes-Amazon Region

Integrated Analyses of Human Dimensions and Policy Implications of Cross-Border Migration on Vector-Borne Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs) in the Andes-Amazon Region

Governance by Contract? The Impact of the International Finance Corporation’s Social Conditionality on Worker Organization and Social Dialogue

Governance by Contract? The Impact of the International Finance Corporation’s Social Conditionality on Worker Organization and Social Dialogue

From Rule-takers to Rule-makers: Emerging Powers in the Regulation of International Trade

From Rule-takers to Rule-makers: Emerging Powers in the Regulation of International Trade

Time to look at girls: adolescent girls migration and development

Time to look at girls: adolescent girls migration and development

WASH in the context of maternal health and menstrual hygiene

WASH in the context of maternal health and menstrual hygiene

Civilian Victimization and Conflict Escalation

Civilian Victimization and Conflict Escalation

Understanding Rights Practices in the World Heritage System: Lessons from the Asia Pacific

Understanding Rights Practices in the World Heritage System: Lessons from the Asia Pacific

The Politics of Informal Governance

The Politics of Informal Governance

Taxation and International Development: North-South Conflicts over Capital Flight and International Taxation Issues after WWII (1945-1970)

Taxation and International Development: North-South Conflicts over Capital Flight and International Taxation Issues after WWII (1945-1970)

Rethinking Stakeholder Participation in International Governance

Rethinking Stakeholder Participation in International Governance

Mapping controversial memories in the historic urban landscape: a multidisciplinary study of Beijing, Mexico City and Rome

Mapping controversial memories in the historic urban landscape: a multidisciplinary study of Beijing, Mexico City and Rome

Feminist Analysis of Social and Solidarity Economy Practices: Views from Latin America and India

Feminist Analysis of Social and Solidarity Economy Practices: Views from Latin America and India

Increased Susceptibility to Plasmodium Falciparum of Insecticide Resistant Anopheles in West Africa

Increased Susceptibility to Plasmodium Falciparum of Insecticide Resistant Anopheles in West Africa

Individual-Level Attitudes towards Immigrants over Time and across Contexts

Individual-Level Attitudes towards Immigrants over Time and across Contexts

New Plantations: Migrant Mobility, ‘Illegality’ and Racialisation in European Agricultural Labour

New Plantations: Migrant Mobility, ‘Illegality’ and Racialisation in European Agricultural Labour

Monitoring Marine Biodiversity in Genomic Era

Monitoring Marine Biodiversity in Genomic Era

Diffusion of International Law: A Textual Analysis of International Investment Agreements

Diffusion of International Law: A Textual Analysis of International Investment Agreements

Intertemporal Fairness in Global Climate Cooperation

Intertemporal Fairness in Global Climate Cooperation

How to Break the Gridlock in Global Health Governance

How to Break the Gridlock in Global Health Governance

Green public spaces and sustainable cities in South and Southeast Asia: Integrating needs and societal wellbeing

Green public spaces and sustainable cities in South and Southeast Asia: Integrating needs and societal wellbeing

Valueworks: Effects of Financialization along the Copper Value Chain

Valueworks: Effects of Financialization along the Copper Value Chain

Engendering migration, development and belonging: The experiences of recently arrived Afghans in Europe

Engendering migration, development and belonging: The experiences of recently arrived Afghans in Europe

Environmental Exposures, Health Effects and Institutional Determinants of Pesticide Use in Two Tropical Settings

Environmental Exposures, Health Effects and Institutional Determinants of Pesticide Use in Two Tropical Settings

Effectiveness of Partnerships for Sustainable Development – Behavioral Pathways and Impacts

Effectiveness of Partnerships for Sustainable Development – Behavioral Pathways and Impacts

Food Price Volatility: Political Causes, Effects on Hunger and Poverty, Sustainable Solutions

Food Price Volatility: Political Causes, Effects on Hunger and Poverty, Sustainable Solutions

Environmental Change and Migration: The Role of Urbanization in Conflict Processes

Environmental Change and Migration: The Role of Urbanization in Conflict Processes

Improving Protection of Persons with Disabilities during Armed Conflict

Improving Protection of Persons with Disabilities during Armed Conflict

Marginalised Lives: Infertility, childlessness, and healthcare seeking in resource-poor settings in Nepal and India

Marginalised Lives: Infertility, childlessness, and healthcare seeking in resource-poor settings in Nepal and India

Skilled Migrants’ Contribution to Innovation

Skilled Migrants’ Contribution to Innovation

Improving rural livelihoods through promoting high-quality coffee and coffee cherry products in the origin countries Colombia and Bolivia

Improving rural livelihoods through promoting high-quality coffee and coffee cherry products in the origin countries Colombia and Bolivia

Evaluating the Impact of Asylum Policies on Refugee Integration in Europe

Evaluating the Impact of Asylum Policies on Refugee Integration in Europe

Gig economy and its Implications for Social Dialogue and Workers’ Protection

Gig economy and its Implications for Social Dialogue and Workers’ Protection

Telecommunications Politics in Authoritarian Developing Countries

Telecommunications Politics in Authoritarian Developing Countries

Civil War and State Formation

Civil War and State Formation

A “Social Clause” through the Back Door? Labor Provisions in Preferential Trade Agreements

A “Social Clause” through the Back Door? Labor Provisions in Preferential Trade Agreements

Children of refugees in Europe: Aspirations, social and economic lives, identity and transnational linkages

Children of refugees in Europe: Aspirations, social and economic lives, identity and transnational linkages

(Un)Sustainable Food Consumption Dynamics in South/Southeast Asia: Changing Patterns, Practices and Policies among “New Consumers” in India and the Philippines

(Un)Sustainable Food Consumption Dynamics in South/Southeast Asia: Changing Patterns, Practices and Policies among “New Consumers” in India and the Philippines

Diffusion of Clean Energy Technology for Green Economy in Developing Countries

Diffusion of Clean Energy Technology for Green Economy in Developing Countries

Aiding Peace? Donor Behavior in Conflict-Affected Countries

Aiding Peace? Donor Behavior in Conflict-Affected Countries

Demographic Change and Private Sector Disability Management in Australia, Canada, China and Switzerland: A comparative Study

Demographic Change and Private Sector Disability Management in Australia, Canada, China and Switzerland: A comparative Study

Social and Solidarity Economy, Urban Communities and the Protection of Vulnerable Groups

Social and Solidarity Economy, Urban Communities and the Protection of Vulnerable Groups