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?
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?
How efficient are the current global health architecture and the variants of private-public partnerships on global health policies and targeted achievements?
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 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?
How can psychological knowledge help legal professionals in their work with victims in the context of the Cambodian trials?
What are the environmental, health and regulatory dimensions of pesticide use in agriculture in low- and middle-income countries?
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 is land management in mountains being affected by migration, climate changes and hazard events in Cochabamba region (Bolivia) and Dhankuta District (Nepal)?
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?
What are the challenges of the gig economy in terms of social dialogue and workers’ protection?
What are the barriers and opportunities for compost-based urban farming and gardening in Dschang, Cameroon and Lausanne, Switzerland?
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?
How have public policies evolved to stabilize or destabilize the current meat production and consumption systems in China, the EU and the US?
How can social network analysis help in understanding resilience to global environmental changes in the isolated mountain and Arctic island communities?
What are the major factors shaping, preventing or enhancing human rights-based approaches in the world heritage system?
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?
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?
How are power-sharing agreements adopted and what implementation challenges impede their functioning?
Why and how does centralized design prevail as a global gold standard for the urban sanitation sector even in the light of crisis and how does it influence project implementation under SDG6?
How can developing countries compensate for their limited power resources by deploying successful strategies in the context of climate change compensation negotiations?
Which political and economic drivers can explain country differences in climate ambition between NDCs and recovery packages, and how correlated they are?
How effective is the metabarcoding approach as a tool for measuring the status of marine biodiversity?
Which types of international environmental cooperation are likely to have long-term prospects in democracies and which will not?