Dr. Gabriela Iacobuta

Research programme: Environmental Governance

Function: Associate Researcher

Specialization: Climate and sustainable development policy

Work areas:

  • National and international climate policy
  • Climate and sustainable development interactions
  • Just transitions to sustainability
  • Development cooperation


4/2018-6/2023 German Institute of Development and Sustainability (IDOS)
(until 6/2022 German Development Institute / Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE))
Researcher at the Research Programme "Environmental Governance and Transformation to Sustainability"
5/2016-11/2021 Wageningen University & Research, Netherlands
PhD candidate: Enablers of ambitious climate action: Challenges and opportunities to combine climate change and sustainable development
5/2016-3/2018 Wageningen University & Research (WUR), Netherlands
Researcher: Environmental Systems Analysis Group; CD-LINKS research project (Linking Climate and Development Policies –
Leveraging International Networks and Knowledge Sharing)
8/2015-12/2016 NewClimate Institute
Internship: Climate change mitigation policy analysis
3/2015-7/2015 United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)
Internship: Sustainable Development Mechanisms; Clean Development Mechanism projects demand
7/2013-9/2013 United Nations University - Institute for Environment and Human Security (UNU-EHS)
Internship: Resilience Academy 2013 organization team
6/2012-9/2012 Australian Astronomical Observatory (AAO)
Student fellowship
7/2011-8/2011 National Institute for Astrophysics, Optics and Electronics (INAOE), Mexico

Refereed Publications

Non-refereed Publications

Opinion Pieces