What are the major factors shaping, preventing or enhancing human rights-based approaches in the world heritage system?
Which types of intertemporal cost distributions are likely to find majority support in industrialised emitter countries?
What are the best political and institutional responses in case of fiscal crisis?
What are the factors that lead states and transnational actors to choose between formal intergovernmental organisations, informal intergovernmental organisations and transnational governance networks to structure their interactions and govern global problems?
What are the factors that shape the institutional design of recently adopted migration partnerships at a international, national and regional level?
How can livelihoods of smallholder coffee farmers in Colombia and Bolivia be improved through the scaling-up to high-quality coffee products?
How can raising awareness, better prevention and treatment help individuals suffering from Noma, the “neglected disease”?
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)?
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?
What are the effects of market incentives made by public financial institutions on worker organisations and social dialogue according to ILO key labour standards?
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?
What are the conditions under which deaths in custody should be investigated and how can they be prevented?
To what extent does the promotion of intra-regional trade help reduce conflicts in the Middle East, Sub-Saharan Africa and South America?
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?
What are the barriers and opportunities for compost-based urban farming and gardening in Dschang, Cameroon and Lausanne, Switzerland?
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?
To what extent do institutional reforms and participation mechanism increase the external stakeholder input in formal and informal governance arrangements?
What are the causes and the consequences of labour provisions in preferential trade agreements?
What are the constraints and opportunies linked to migration for adolescent girls ? How do they affect their capacity to choose and to act to determine their future opportunities ?
To what extend do information and communicaton technologies contribute to sustainable macroeconomic development? What is the influence of foreign investment?
What are the effects of Social Impact Bonds on the social service programs they finance?
How can we improve international arrangements for pathogen- and benefit-sharing to ensure health security for all?
What are the challenges of the gig economy in terms of social dialogue and workers’ protection?
How is land management in mountains being affected by migration, climate changes and hazard events in Cochabamba region (Bolivia) and Dhankuta District (Nepal)?
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?