How do transnational corporate social responsibility standards influence and shape labor conditions in the electronics manufacturing industry in China and Taiwan?
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 effectiveness and the impact of public-private partnerships for advancing the Sustainable Development Goals?
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 linkages between climate change, economic growth and conflict?
How can we provide new methods of European Consensus elaboration in order to answer complex and controversial moral and political questions surrounding human rights law in Europe ?
What are the mechanisms of differential inclusion and segregation of migrant workers in the agro-industrial labour markets?
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?
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 do institutional reforms and participation mechanism increase the external stakeholder input in formal and informal governance arrangements?
How can a capability based approach help explain the widening gap in development and what insights can be derived to combat poverty efficiently?
To what extend do information and communicaton technologies contribute to sustainable macroeconomic development? What is the influence of foreign investment?
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 raising awareness, better prevention and treatment help individuals suffering from Noma, the “neglected disease”?
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 ?
How do emotions and cultural differences affect communication in multi-linguistic negotiations?
What are the patterns and impacts on the development of return skilled migration and how can the potential of scientific diasporas best be exploited for development?
Which types of international environmental cooperation are likely to have long-term prospects in democracies and which will not?
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 key parameters of the asylum process that affect the subsequent integration of refugees?
What are the motivations and expectations of highly-qualified young people from developing countries for leaving their country and what are the alternatives?
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 ?
What are the effects of Social Impact Bonds on the social service programs they finance?
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?
How effective is the metabarcoding approach as a tool for measuring the status of marine biodiversity?
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?
To what extent can globalized economies offer increased opportunities to their populations in different socio-economic domains?
To what extent does the promotion of intra-regional trade help reduce conflicts in the Middle East, Sub-Saharan Africa and South America?