What are the mechanisms of differential inclusion and segregation of migrant workers in the agro-industrial labour markets?
What is the role of large-scale extractive investments in the achievement of Sustainable Development Goals and their contradictory dynamics?
What are the effects of gender-based international development programs in Brazil, the Philippines and Mozambique?
To what extent do institutional reforms and participation mechanism increase the external stakeholder input in formal and informal governance arrangements?
Why do countries differ in their policy choices on coal energy?
What are the opportunities and limits of bilateral talks between Switzerland and Europe? Could a single framework agreement bring together the existing treaties?
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 factors that shape the institutional design of recently adopted migration partnerships at a international, national and regional level?
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 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?
What are the barriers and opportunities for compost-based urban farming and gardening in Dschang, Cameroon and Lausanne, Switzerland?
How do cultural events and public art affect urban safety in African cities?
How can social network analysis help in understanding resilience to global environmental changes in the isolated mountain and Arctic island communities?
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 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 can a neurological look at the dynamics of emotions in general and fear in particular help finding better strategies in conflict prevention and / or resolution?
Are housing cooperatives a way out of the global affordable accommodation crisis?
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?