What are the key norms in the treatment of migrant detainees and how can academics and practitioners measure the construction and adherence to these norms?
What are the opportunities and limits of bilateral talks between Switzerland and Europe? Could a single framework agreement bring together the existing treaties?
How do cultural events and public art affect urban safety in African cities?
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?
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 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?
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?
How do transnational corporate social responsibility standards influence and shape labor conditions in the electronics manufacturing industry in China and Taiwan?
What are the impacts of agricultural policies on the social and psychological situation of farmers?
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 ?
What is the involvement of corporations in symbolic reparations (SR) in Colombia, Germany and South Africa?
Why was no multilateral regulation against capital flight and international tax evasion implemented between 1945 and 1970?
What are the roles played by migrant organisations in the context of transnational Senegalese migration, integration and development?
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?
To what extend do information and communicaton technologies contribute to sustainable macroeconomic development? What is the influence of foreign investment?
Do donors respond to the ebbs and flows of a peace process or is their behavior motivated by other factors that are exogenous to events within the conflict-torn country?
How can social network analysis help in understanding resilience to global environmental changes in the isolated mountain and Arctic island communities?
What are the complex relationships between Schistosomiasis, agricultural production, and migration in an African context?