Theme: #16 Peace, justice and strong institutions

What are the design, evolution, and effects of the international investment agreements currently in practice?
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?
To what extent does the promotion of intra-regional trade help reduce conflicts in the Middle East, Sub-Saharan Africa and South America?
What is the involvement of corporations in symbolic reparations (SR) in Colombia, Germany and South Africa?
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 best political and institutional responses in case of fiscal crisis?
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 key parameters of the asylum process that affect the subsequent integration of refugees?