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 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 challenges of infertility in terms of public health concerns and social marginalisation in resource-poor settings in Nepal and India?
To what extent does violence against civilians by armed actors increase the risk of conflict escalation and civil war?
What are the challenges of the gig economy in terms of social dialogue and workers’ protection?
How can raising awareness, better prevention and treatment help individuals suffering from Noma, the “neglected disease”?
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)?
What are the design, evolution, and effects of the international investment agreements currently in practice?
What are the political gains from trade agreements and what is their economic value in turn?
What are the roles played by migrant organisations in the context of transnational Senegalese migration, integration and development?
What are the major factors shaping, preventing or enhancing human rights-based approaches in the world heritage system?
How do transnational corporate social responsibility standards influence and shape labor conditions in the electronics manufacturing industry in China and Taiwan?
How can livelihoods of smallholder coffee farmers in Colombia and Bolivia be improved through the scaling-up to high-quality coffee products?
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)?
Which types of international environmental cooperation are likely to have long-term prospects in democracies and which will not?
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 life trajectories of children of refugees born in Europe in terms of cultural and social identity and what are their educational and employment experiences?
What are the environmental, health and regulatory dimensions of pesticide use in agriculture in low- and middle-income countries?
What are the corporate citizenship approaches of Swiss medium sized enterprises and large multinational corporations in their participation to the UN Global Compact?
Why was no multilateral regulation against capital flight and international tax evasion implemented between 1945 and 1970?
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 effective is the metabarcoding approach as a tool for measuring the status of marine biodiversity?
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 are the individual-level attitudes towards foreigners and how do they change over time towards immigration?
What are the impacts of LSLA on the local food system and how do they affect the decision-making processes of both men and women regarding household food security ?