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 causes and the consequences of labour provisions in preferential trade agreements?
What are the environmental, health and regulatory dimensions of pesticide use in agriculture in low- and middle-income countries?
How can historical research data contribute to a better understanding of health services? How can this knowledge contribute to the development of sustainable health systems in developing countries?
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 can the Social and Solidarity Economy (SSE) effectively contribute to the integration of those left-behind by the declining social aid and create solidarity for these vulnerable groups?
What are the factors that shape the institutional design of recently adopted migration partnerships at a international, national and regional level?
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 effects of cross-border migration in the southwestern Amazon on the transmission of two neglected tropical diseases (American Cutaneous Leishmaniasis and Bartonellosis)?
How do emotions and cultural differences affect communication in multi-linguistic negotiations?
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 is the involvement of corporations in symbolic reparations (SR) in Colombia, Germany and South Africa?
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 do institutional reforms and participation mechanism increase the external stakeholder input in formal and informal governance arrangements?
What does impunity mean to local communities in areas of protracted conflict and how do local and regional forms of informal justice contribute to re-establishing law and order?
To what extent does violence against civilians by armed actors increase the risk of conflict escalation and civil war?
What are the effects of cross-border refugee flows and the possible spread of conflicts in host countries taking into account ethnical linkages?
Which types of international environmental cooperation are likely to have long-term prospects in democracies and which will not?
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 ?
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?
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 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?
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 forms do intersectional human rights violations and multiple discrimination take and how could the United Nations’ human rights protection mechanisms better address these issues?