Florin joined the International Atomic Energy Agency in 1993, where he worked on issues related to energy planning and comparative assessment of different energy sources. Since 2000, he is with the UNFCCC secretariat. His main areas of activity relate to climate science, research and systematic observation, the global stocktake under the Paris Agreement, the review of the long-term goal to limit Earth’s warming well below 2°C, mitigation of and adaption to climate change and the development and transfer of environmentally sound technologies. Before joining the UN, Florin was with the Romanian Government, holding various positions such as Adviser to the Deputy Prime Minister for Economy and Finance and Director at the Romanian Development Agency. Florin was, for over ten years, Associate Professor at the “Politehnica” University of Bucharest and holds a Ph.D. from the same university.
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