What are the legal obligations to protect and assist persons with disabilities during conflict and what are the policies and practices required to put these obligations into effect?
What does impunity mean to local communities in areas of protracted conflict and how do local and regional forms of informal justice contribute to re-establishing law and order?
Which types of international environmental cooperation are likely to have long-term prospects in democracies and which will not?
What are the mechanisms of differential inclusion and segregation of migrant workers in the agro-industrial labour markets?
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 historical research data contribute to a better understanding of health services? How can this knowledge contribute to the development of sustainable health systems in developing countries?
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 ?
What are the challenges faced by medical and food companies, by humanitarian IOs and NGOs that deliver food and medicine to heavily sanctioned countries?
How do emotions and cultural differences affect communication in multi-linguistic negotiations?
To which degree and under which conditions do countries translate their international commitments regarding CC mitigation into their domestic policies (i.e. policy objectives and instruments)?
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 is the involvement of corporations in symbolic reparations (SR) in Colombia, Germany and South Africa?
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 environmental, health and regulatory dimensions of pesticide use in agriculture in low- and middle-income countries?
To what extend do information and communicaton technologies contribute to sustainable macroeconomic development? What is the influence of foreign investment?
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?
Why and how does centralized design prevail as a global gold standard for the urban sanitation sector even in the light of crisis and how does it influence project implementation under SDG6?
What are the design, evolution, and effects of the international investment agreements currently in practice?
How efficient are the current global health architecture and the variants of private-public partnerships on global health policies and targeted achievements?
To what extent can regional governance architectures of mountainous areas contribute to achieving the Millenium Development Goals in terms of integration of sustainable development principles and of reduction of biodiversity loss?
What are the best political and institutional responses in case of fiscal crisis?
Which types of intertemporal cost distributions are likely to find majority support in industrialised emitter countries?
How can raising awareness, better prevention and treatment help individuals suffering from Noma, the “neglected disease”?
Why, when and how do refugees engage in transactional sex across genders and what are the sexual and reproductive health and mental health consequences of refugees involved in transactional sex?
To what extent does violence against civilians by armed actors increase the risk of conflict escalation and civil war?
What is the role of large-scale extractive investments in the achievement of Sustainable Development Goals and their contradictory dynamics?