What are the design, evolution, and effects of the international investment agreements currently in practice?
How do emotions and cultural differences affect communication in multi-linguistic negotiations?
To what extent do institutional reforms and participation mechanism increase the external stakeholder input in formal and informal governance arrangements?
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 social network analysis help in understanding resilience to global environmental changes in the isolated mountain and Arctic island communities?
How efficient are the current global health architecture and the variants of private-public partnerships on global health policies and targeted achievements?
What role can product development partnerships play in order to improve access to medicines for neglected diseases?
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?
What are the patterns and impacts on the development of return skilled migration and how can the potential of scientific diasporas best be exploited for development?
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 ?
To what extent does violence against civilians by armed actors increase the risk of conflict escalation and civil war?
To what extent does violence against civilians by armed actors increase the risk of conflict escalation and civil war?
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?
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 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 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 recent trends of non-core multilateral aid ? To what extent do they threaten aid effectiveness through an increased fragmentation and proliferation of funds ?
How does gender shape the reintegration process of migrants and how do patterns of return mobilities and reintegration impact upon gender in the Gambia, Guinea and Senegal?
How do developing countries set priorities and define realistically achievable goals within the millennium development goals?
How can a capability based approach help explain the widening gap in development and what insights can be derived to combat poverty efficiently?
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?