Victor Cebotari (PhD Social Protection, Maastricht University) joined the UNICEF Office of Research – Innocenti in 2017. His research interests span social policy, education, migration, gender, child wellbeing, and multidimensional deprivation. Before joining UNICEF, Victor worked as a researcher at Maastricht University, the Netherlands. As part of this position, he studied the effects of migration on children’s life chances in a number of countries in Sub-Saharan Africa and Eastern Europe. Prior to this, Victor was a recipient of a Marie Curie postdoctoral fellowship at Luxembourg Institute of Socio-Economic Research. During his career, Victor consulted for UNICEF, UNDP, NWO, EPRI, and several governmental agencies in Africa, Central Asia, and Eastern Europe. At UNICEF Office of Research, Victor is working on topics that bridge child education, migration, and policy development.