How is the plurality of urban cultural heritage perceived and how is it taken into account in the urban development in Beijing, Mexico and Rome?
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?
What are relevant policy instruments for air pollution reduction in developing urban contexts and how do they vary in effectiveness?
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?
What are the interactions between agroecological and indigenous territories – potential collaborations and possible conflicts?
Why do countries differ in their policy choices on coal energy?
What are the barriers and opportunities for compost-based urban farming and gardening in Dschang, Cameroon and Lausanne, Switzerland?
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?
How did attempts at sanitary control impact the emergence of borders between countries?
What are the motivations and expectations of highly-qualified young people from developing countries for leaving their country and what are the alternatives?
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?
Which are the best-balanced fire management policies?
How do European countries’ decisions to return Syrian refugees impact the refugee returns in regional host states?
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 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 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?
What are the effects of gender-based international development programs in Brazil, the Philippines and Mozambique?
How can we improve international arrangements for pathogen- and benefit-sharing to ensure health security for all?
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)?