How can social network analysis help in understanding resilience to global environmental changes in the isolated mountain and Arctic island communities?
What are the opportunities and limits of bilateral talks between Switzerland and Europe? Could a single framework agreement bring together the existing treaties?
What are the barriers and opportunities for compost-based urban farming and gardening in Dschang, Cameroon and Lausanne, Switzerland?
What can the EU’s Hotspot approach to migration tell us about the impact of infrastructure on migration management?
What are the effects of gender-based international development programs in Brazil, the Philippines and Mozambique?
What are the impacts of agricultural policies on the social and psychological situation of farmers?
What are the effectiveness and the impact of public-private partnerships for advancing the Sustainable Development Goals?
What are the environmental, health and regulatory dimensions of pesticide use in agriculture in low- and middle-income countries?
What are the effects of different types of trade policy measures on global food price volatility and what local, alternative measures can be adopted to foster food security in volatile global markets?
What are the motivations and expectations of highly-qualified young people from developing countries for leaving their country and what are the alternatives?
To what extent does the concept of gridlock apply to the global health governance and account for its deficiencies? What is the potential for reform?
To what extent do institutional reforms and participation mechanism increase the external stakeholder input in formal and informal governance arrangements?
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?
How do developing countries set priorities and define realistically achievable goals within the millennium development goals?
What are the life trajectories of children of refugees born in Europe in terms of cultural and social identity and what are their educational and employment experiences?
What are the effects of the financialisation of the commodity trading on local lives and what are the policy recommendations to be drawn for Swiss and international regulatory actors?
How can we provide new methods of European Consensus elaboration in order to answer complex and controversial moral and political questions surrounding human rights law in Europe ?
How can potentially negative effects on local populations of large-scale land acquisitions be mitigated and what could institutions do to protect human rights of the affected population?