How are power-sharing agreements adopted and what implementation challenges impede their functioning?
How do transnational corporate social responsibility standards influence and shape labor conditions in the electronics manufacturing industry in China and Taiwan?
How do developing countries set priorities and define realistically achievable goals within the millennium development goals?
What are the generalised, large scale factors of the environment-migration relationship and to what extent is it conditional on various individual, socio-economic, and political factors?
How can we improve international arrangements for pathogen- and benefit-sharing to ensure health security for all?
What are the driving factors behind the (lack) of response of the health sector to violence against women and girls in Tirana, Albania and Minas Gerais, Brazil?
How can a capability based approach help explain the widening gap in development and what insights can be derived to combat poverty efficiently?
What are the causes and the consequences of labour provisions in preferential trade agreements?
How do emotions and cultural differences affect communication in multi-linguistic negotiations?
How does the role of lithium in the emerging energy regime challenge or reproduce unequal relations between producer and consumer regions, and can it pave the way for a sustainable and just energy transition?
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?
What are the factors that lead states and transnational actors to choose between formal intergovernmental organisations, informal intergovernmental organisations and transnational governance networks to structure their interactions and govern global problems?
What can the EU’s Hotspot approach to migration tell us about the impact of infrastructure on migration management?
To what extent does the promotion of intra-regional trade help reduce conflicts in the Middle East, Sub-Saharan Africa and South America?
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?
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 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?
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 key norms in the treatment of migrant detainees and how can academics and practitioners measure the construction and adherence to these norms?
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 barriers and opportunities for compost-based urban farming and gardening in Dschang, Cameroon and Lausanne, Switzerland?
To which degree and under which conditions do countries translate their international commitments regarding CC mitigation into their domestic policies (i.e. policy objectives and instruments)?
What are the roles played by migrant organisations in the context of transnational Senegalese migration, integration and development?
How can raising awareness, better prevention and treatment help individuals suffering from Noma, the “neglected disease”?
What are the effects of Social Impact Bonds on the social service programs they finance?
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 design, evolution, and effects of the international investment agreements currently in practice?