How do developing countries set priorities and define realistically achievable goals within the millennium development goals?
What are the barriers and opportunities for compost-based urban farming and gardening in Dschang, Cameroon and Lausanne, Switzerland?
How can we improve international arrangements for pathogen- and benefit-sharing to ensure health security for all?
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)?
How do European countries’ decisions to return Syrian refugees impact the refugee returns in regional host states?
How effective is the metabarcoding approach as a tool for measuring the status of marine biodiversity?
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)?
How could the concept of Deliberative Quality help improve the conditions under which decisions are made, and could it serve to develop better processes and outcomes in trade-related organizations?
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 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 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?
How can social network analysis help in understanding resilience to global environmental changes in the isolated mountain and Arctic island communities?
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 consumption patterns of the growing middle classes in emerging countries? What are the environmental and social impacts of these practices? How can more sustainable consumption pathways be reached?
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?
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 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?
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?
How can psychological knowledge help legal professionals in their work with victims in the context of the Cambodian trials?
What is the involvement of corporations in symbolic reparations (SR) in Colombia, Germany and South Africa?
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?
What are the roles played by migrant organisations in the context of transnational Senegalese migration, integration and development?
What are the most important barriers to low-cost green technology diffusion across developing countries?
How efficient are the current global health architecture and the variants of private-public partnerships on global health policies and targeted achievements?
How do transnational corporate social responsibility standards influence and shape labor conditions in the electronics manufacturing industry in China and Taiwan?
To what extent does violence against civilians by armed actors increase the risk of conflict escalation and civil war?