How do emotions and cultural differences affect communication in multi-linguistic negotiations?
How can social network analysis help in understanding resilience to global environmental changes in the isolated mountain and Arctic island communities?
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 opportunities and limits of bilateral talks between Switzerland and Europe? Could a single framework agreement bring together the existing treaties?
To what extent can globalized economies offer increased opportunities to their populations in different socio-economic domains?
What are the most important barriers to low-cost green technology diffusion across developing countries?
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 effectiveness and the impact of public-private partnerships for advancing the Sustainable Development Goals?
How can developing countries compensate for their limited power resources by deploying successful strategies in the context of climate change compensation negotiations?
What are the challenges of the gig economy in terms of social dialogue and workers’ protection?
What are the environmental, health and regulatory dimensions of pesticide use in agriculture in low- and middle-income countries?
How can raising awareness, better prevention and treatment help individuals suffering from Noma, the “neglected disease”?
What are the effects of cross-border migration in the southwestern Amazon on the transmission of two neglected tropical diseases (American Cutaneous Leishmaniasis and Bartonellosis)?
What are the key parameters of the asylum process that affect the subsequent integration of refugees?
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?
To what extent does the promotion of intra-regional trade help reduce conflicts in the Middle East, Sub-Saharan Africa and South America?
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 challenges of infertility in terms of public health concerns and social marginalisation in resource-poor settings in Nepal and India?
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?