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 specific needs of users, especially women, with regard to water, sanitation and hygiene service provisions in public health facilities in India and Uganda?
When and how does increasing market power translate into regulatory power to shape the rules of international trade?
What can the EU’s Hotspot approach to migration tell us about the impact of infrastructure on migration management?
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 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 complex relationships between Schistosomiasis, agricultural production, and migration in an African context?
To what extent do institutional reforms and participation mechanism increase the external stakeholder input in formal and informal governance arrangements?
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?
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 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?
What are the effectiveness and the impact of public-private partnerships for advancing the Sustainable Development Goals?
What are the experiences of recently arrived Afghans in Europe and how is the understanding of home, belonging and the ‘self ‘shaped by gender? How does this understanding affect their capacity and willingness to engage with development in Afghanistan?
What ethical challenges exist for the use of drones in humanitarian work?
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 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?
What are the major factors shaping, preventing or enhancing human rights-based approaches in the world heritage system?
What are the impacts of agricultural policies on the social and psychological situation of farmers?
How do green public spaces meet the human needs and contribute to the societal wellbeing in urban settings and according to cultural context and across social groups?
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?