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?
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 new institutional arrangements help reconcile livelihood-relevant factors of local populations with the UN program for Reducing Emissions for Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD)?
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 constraints and opportunies linked to migration for adolescent girls ? How do they affect their capacity to choose and to act to determine their future opportunities ?
What are the environmental, health and regulatory dimensions of pesticide use in agriculture in low- and middle-income countries?
To what extent does the fit between personal values and the organizational values of an IO foster the working motivation of its employees and volunteers?
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?
What are the effects of the financialisation of the commodity trading on local lives and what are the policy recommendations to be drawn for Swiss and international regulatory actors?
How can social network analysis help in understanding resilience to global environmental changes in the isolated mountain and Arctic island communities?
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 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?
Why was no multilateral regulation against capital flight and international tax evasion implemented between 1945 and 1970?
What are the barriers and opportunities for compost-based urban farming and gardening in Dschang, Cameroon and Lausanne, Switzerland?
What are the factors that shape the institutional design of recently adopted migration partnerships at a international, national and regional level?
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 practices, social relations and power relations to social reproduction within the Social and Solidarity Economy (SSE)? What is the contribution of SSE to the renewal of public action and policies in the field of production and social reproduction?
What are the complex relationships between Schistosomiasis, agricultural production, and migration in an African context?
How can psychological knowledge help legal professionals in their work with victims in the context of the Cambodian trials?
What are the effectiveness and the impact of public-private partnerships for advancing the Sustainable Development Goals?
What are the effects of gender-based international development programs in Brazil, the Philippines and Mozambique?
How can we provide new methods of European Consensus elaboration in order to answer complex and controversial moral and political questions surrounding human rights law in Europe ?
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?