What are the key norms in the treatment of migrant detainees and how can academics and practitioners measure the construction and adherence to these norms?
What are the challenges of infertility in terms of public health concerns and social marginalisation in resource-poor settings in Nepal and India?
What are the constraints and opportunies linked to migration for adolescent girls ? How do they affect their capacity to choose and to act to determine their future opportunities ?
What are the political gains from trade agreements and what is their economic value in turn?
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 role of large-scale extractive investments in the achievement of Sustainable Development Goals and their contradictory dynamics?
This project engages in a comparative enquiry into the triple dynamics of race, space and “illegality” in the reproduction
How can a neurological look at the dynamics of emotions in general and fear in particular help finding better strategies in conflict prevention and / or resolution?
What forms do intersectional human rights violations and multiple discrimination take and how could the United Nations’ human rights protection mechanisms better address these issues?
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?
What are the recent trends of non-core multilateral aid ? To what extent do they threaten aid effectiveness through an increased fragmentation and proliferation of funds ?
How do developing countries set priorities and define realistically achievable goals within the millennium development goals?
What are the effects of cross-border refugee flows and the possible spread of conflicts in host countries taking into account ethnical linkages?
What are the roles played by migrant organisations in the context of transnational Senegalese migration, integration and development?
Why was no multilateral regulation against capital flight and international tax evasion implemented between 1945 and 1970?
To what extend do information and communicaton technologies contribute to sustainable macroeconomic development? What is the influence of foreign investment?
What are the effects of market incentives made by public financial institutions on worker organisations and social dialogue according to ILO key labour standards?
What are the specific needs of users, especially women, with regard to water, sanitation and hygiene service provisions in public health facilities in India and Uganda?
To what extent does the fit between personal values and the organizational values of an IO foster the working motivation of its employees and volunteers?
How can developing countries compensate for their limited power resources by deploying successful strategies in the context of climate change compensation negotiations?
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 individual-level attitudes towards foreigners and how do they change over time towards immigration?
How can a capability based approach help explain the widening gap in development and what insights can be derived to combat poverty efficiently?
What are the mechanisms of differential inclusion and segregation of migrant workers in the agro-industrial labour markets?
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 corporate citizenship approaches of Swiss medium sized enterprises and large multinational corporations in their participation to the UN Global Compact?
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?