Which types of international environmental cooperation are likely to have long-term prospects in democracies and which will not?
What are the barriers and opportunities for compost-based urban farming and gardening in Dschang, Cameroon and Lausanne, Switzerland?
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 could the concept of Deliberative Quality help to improve the conditions under which decisions are made, and could it serve to develop better processes and outcomes in trade-related organizations?
What are the environmental, health and regulatory dimensions of pesticide use in agriculture in low- and middle-income countries?
What can the EU’s Hotspot approach to migration tell us about the impact of infrastructure on migration management?
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 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 the roles played by migrant organisations in the context of transnational Senegalese migration, integration and development?
How does gender shape the reintegration process of migrants and how do patterns of return mobilities and reintegration impact upon gender in the Gambia, Guinea and Senegal?
How do transnational corporate social responsibility standards influence and shape labor conditions in the electronics manufacturing industry in China and Taiwan?
What are the recent trends of non-core multilateral aid ? To what extent do they threaten aid effectiveness through an increased fragmentation and proliferation of funds ?
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?
What are the challenges faced by medical and food companies, by humanitarian IOs and NGOs that deliver food and medicine to heavily sanctioned countries?
Which political and economic drivers can explain country differences in climate ambition between NDCs and recovery packages, and how correlated they are?
When and how does increasing market power translate into regulatory power to shape the rules of international trade?
To what extent can regional governance architectures of mountainous areas contribute to achieving the Millenium Development Goals in terms of integration of sustainable development principles and of reduction of biodiversity loss?
To what extent does violence against civilians by armed actors increase the risk of conflict escalation and civil war?
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 can a capability based approach help explain the widening gap in development and what insights can be derived to combat poverty efficiently?
To what extent does the promotion of intra-regional trade help reduce conflicts in the Middle East, Sub-Saharan Africa and South America?
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 design, evolution, and effects of the international investment agreements currently in practice?
What are the effects of market incentives made by public financial institutions on worker organisations and social dialogue according to ILO key labour standards?