To what extent does the promotion of intra-regional trade help reduce conflicts in the Middle East, Sub-Saharan Africa and South America?
Why, when and how do refugees engage in transactional sex across genders and what are the sexual and reproductive health and mental health consequences of refugees involved in transactional sex?
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 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 are the major factors shaping, preventing or enhancing human rights-based approaches in the world heritage system?
Why was no multilateral regulation against capital flight and international tax evasion implemented between 1945 and 1970?
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 ?
Which types of international environmental cooperation are likely to have long-term prospects in democracies and which will not?
What are the causes and the consequences of labour provisions in preferential trade agreements?
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 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?
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”?
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 political gains from trade agreements and what is their economic value in turn?
To what extent does violence against civilians by armed actors increase the risk of conflict escalation and civil war?
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?
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 ?
What are the motivations and expectations of highly-qualified young people from developing countries for leaving their country and what are the alternatives?
How do green public spaces meet the human needs and contribute to the societal wellbeing in urban settings and according to cultural context and across social groups?
To what extent can globalized economies offer increased opportunities to their populations in different socio-economic domains?
What are the corporate citizenship approaches of Swiss medium sized enterprises and large multinational corporations in their participation to the UN Global Compact?
What are the design, evolution, and effects of the international investment agreements currently in practice?
What are the linkages between climate change, economic growth and conflict?
To what extent does violence against civilians by armed actors increase the risk of conflict escalation and civil war?
How do transnational corporate social responsibility standards influence and shape labor conditions in the electronics manufacturing industry in China and Taiwan?