What are the experiences of recently arrived Afghans in Europe and how is the understanding of home, belonging and the ‘self ‘shaped by gender? How does this understanding affect their capacity and willingness to engage with development in Afghanistan?
To what extend do information and communicaton technologies contribute to sustainable macroeconomic development? What is the influence of foreign investment?
How is the plurality of urban cultural heritage perceived and how is it taken into account in the urban development in Beijing, Mexico and Rome?
What are the factors that lead states and transnational actors to choose between formal intergovernmental organisations, informal intergovernmental organisations and transnational governance networks to structure their interactions and govern global problems?
How can we improve international arrangements for pathogen- and benefit-sharing to ensure health security for all?
How does rural-to-urban migration generated by climate change affect urbanization? What are the economic and political settings that contribute to or impede the emergence of political violence and conflicts?
What are the major factors shaping, preventing or enhancing human rights-based approaches in the world heritage system?
When and how does increasing market power translate into regulatory power to shape the rules of international trade?
How can a geographical information system methodology contribute to address the governance of natural resources in terms of conservation and development?
What can the EU’s Hotspot approach to migration tell us about the impact of infrastructure on migration management?
What are the consumption patterns of the growing middle classes in emerging countries? What are the environmental and social impacts of these practices? How can more sustainable consumption pathways be reached?
What are the motivations and expectations of highly-qualified young people from developing countries for leaving their country and what are the alternatives?
How do green public spaces meet the human needs and contribute to the societal wellbeing in urban settings and according to cultural context and across social groups?
What are the practices, social relations and power relations to social reproduction within the Social and Solidarity Economy (SSE)? What is the contribution of SSE to the renewal of public action and policies in the field of production and social reproduction?
Do donors respond to the ebbs and flows of a peace process or is their behavior motivated by other factors that are exogenous to events within the conflict-torn country?
What are the effectiveness and the impact of public-private partnerships for advancing the Sustainable Development Goals?
What are the generalised, large scale factors of the environment-migration relationship and to what extent is it conditional on various individual, socio-economic, and political factors?
To what extent do institutional reforms and participation mechanism increase the external stakeholder input in formal and informal governance arrangements?
What are the impacts of LSLA on the local food system and how do they affect the decision-making processes of both men and women regarding household food security ?