How can raising awareness, better prevention and treatment help individuals suffering from Noma, the “neglected disease”?
What are the barriers and opportunities for compost-based urban farming and gardening in Dschang, Cameroon and Lausanne, Switzerland?
What are the roles played by migrant organisations in the context of transnational Senegalese migration, integration and development?
Why was no multilateral regulation against capital flight and international tax evasion implemented between 1945 and 1970?
To what extend do information and communicaton technologies contribute to sustainable macroeconomic development? What is the influence of foreign investment?
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)?
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?
What are the environmental, health and regulatory dimensions of pesticide use in agriculture in low- and middle-income countries?
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 emotions and cultural differences affect communication in multi-linguistic negotiations?
What are the political gains from trade agreements and what is their economic value in turn?
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?
Which types of international environmental cooperation are likely to have long-term prospects in democracies and which will not?
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 effects of Social Impact Bonds on the social service programs they finance?
How do transnational corporate social responsibility standards influence and shape labor conditions in the electronics manufacturing industry in China and Taiwan?
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 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?
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?
Which types of intertemporal cost distributions are likely to find majority support in industrialised emitter countries?
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 widespread is the increased susceptibility of insecticide-resistant Anopheles mosquitoes to Plasmodium infection and what are the risks associated with this phenomenon in relationship to the use of bed nets and insecticides? What policies should be adopted to reduce the risk of a major crisis in malaria control?
What can the EU’s Hotspot approach to migration tell us about the impact of infrastructure on migration management?
What are the motivations and expectations of highly-qualified young people from developing countries for leaving their country and what are the alternatives?
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?