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 conditions under which deaths in custody should be investigated and how can they be prevented?
Which types of intertemporal cost distributions are likely to find majority support in industrialised emitter countries?
How can raising awareness, better prevention and treatment help individuals suffering from Noma, the “neglected disease”?
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?
How can a capability based approach help explain the widening gap in development and what insights can be derived to combat poverty efficiently?
How widespread is the increased susceptibility of insecticide-resistant Anopheles mosquitoes to Plasmodium infection and what are the risks associated with this phenomenon in relationship to the use of bed nets and insecticides? What policies should be adopted to reduce the risk of a major crisis in malaria control?
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 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 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 is the contribution of skilled migrants to the innovation capacity of the host country?
What are the effects of Social Impact Bonds on the social service programs they finance?
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 political gains from trade agreements and what is their economic value in turn?
What is the role of large-scale extractive investments in the achievement of Sustainable Development Goals and their contradictory dynamics?
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 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 new institutional arrangements help reconcile livelihood-relevant factors of local populations with the UN program for Reducing Emissions for Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD)?
To what extent do institutional reforms and participation mechanism increase the external stakeholder input in formal and informal governance arrangements?
What are the challenges of the gig economy in terms of social dialogue and workers’ protection?
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?
What are the major factors shaping, preventing or enhancing human rights-based approaches in the world heritage system?
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 design, evolution, and effects of the international investment agreements currently in practice?
How can we improve international arrangements for pathogen- and benefit-sharing to ensure health security for all?
What is the involvement of corporations in symbolic reparations (SR) in Colombia, Germany and South Africa?
What are the effectiveness and the impact of public-private partnerships for advancing the Sustainable Development Goals?