What is the involvement of corporations in symbolic reparations (SR) in Colombia, Germany and South Africa?
To what extent do institutional reforms and participation mechanism increase the external stakeholder input in formal and informal governance arrangements?
How can raising awareness, better prevention and treatment help individuals suffering from Noma, the “neglected disease”?
How can social network analysis help in understanding resilience to global environmental changes in the isolated mountain and Arctic island communities?
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?
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 design, evolution, and effects of the international investment agreements currently in practice?
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 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?
How can a capability based approach help explain the widening gap in development and what insights can be derived to combat poverty efficiently?
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?
How do transnational corporate social responsibility standards influence and shape labor conditions in the electronics manufacturing industry in China and Taiwan?
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?
How do emotions and cultural differences affect communication in multi-linguistic negotiations?
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?
How effective is the metabarcoding approach as a tool for measuring the status of marine biodiversity?
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 motivations and expectations of highly-qualified young people from developing countries for leaving their country and what are the alternatives?
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 specific needs of users, especially women, with regard to water, sanitation and hygiene service provisions in public health facilities in India and Uganda?
What are the factors that shape the institutional design of recently adopted migration partnerships at a international, national and regional level?
How can new institutional arrangements help reconcile livelihood-relevant factors of local populations with the UN program for Reducing Emissions for Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD)?
What are the complex relationships between Schistosomiasis, agricultural production, and migration in an African context?
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?
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 effects of Social Impact Bonds on the social service programs they finance?
What is the role of large-scale extractive investments in the achievement of Sustainable Development Goals and their contradictory dynamics?