What are the political orders put in place by rebel movements and how do they influence the post-war state formation?
To what extend do information and communicaton technologies contribute to sustainable macroeconomic development? What is the influence of foreign investment?
What are the effects of cross-border migration in the southwestern Amazon on the transmission of two neglected tropical diseases (American Cutaneous Leishmaniasis and Bartonellosis)?
What are the key parameters of the asylum process that affect the subsequent integration of refugees?
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 is the contribution of skilled migrants to the innovation capacity of the host country?
To what extent do institutional reforms and participation mechanism increase the external stakeholder input in formal and informal governance arrangements?
How is land management in mountains being affected by migration, climate changes and hazard events in Cochabamba region (Bolivia) and Dhankuta District (Nepal)?
How efficient are the current global health architecture and the variants of private-public partnerships on global health policies and targeted achievements?
Why was no multilateral regulation against capital flight and international tax evasion implemented between 1945 and 1970?
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?
What are the legal obligations to protect and assist persons with disabilities during conflict and what are the policies and practices required to put these obligations into effect?
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 major factors shaping, preventing or enhancing human rights-based approaches in the world heritage system?
What are the environmental, health and regulatory dimensions of pesticide use in agriculture in low- and middle-income countries?
To what extent does violence against civilians by armed actors increase the risk of conflict escalation and civil war?
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?
What are the specific needs of users, especially women, with regard to water, sanitation and hygiene service provisions in public health facilities in India and Uganda?
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 recent trends of non-core multilateral aid ? To what extent do they threaten aid effectiveness through an increased fragmentation and proliferation of funds ?
To what extent can globalized economies offer increased opportunities to their populations in different socio-economic domains?
What role can product development partnerships play in order to improve access to medicines for neglected diseases?
Which types of international environmental cooperation are likely to have long-term prospects in democracies and which will not?
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?
How can social network analysis help in understanding resilience to global environmental changes in the isolated mountain and Arctic island communities?
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?
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 new institutional arrangements help reconcile livelihood-relevant factors of local populations with the UN program for Reducing Emissions for Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD)?