Lawtransform’s Maja Janmyr receives Chr. Michelsen Prize on outstanding development research.

Congratulations to Head of the Lawtransform Migration Unit and Professor in international migration law at the Norwegian Center for Human Rights, Maja Janmyr, who received the prize for her article ‘No country of asylum’: ‘Legitimizing’ Lebanon’s rejection of the 1951 Refugee Convention.  Read the prize committee’s full decision  here and the article here.
Janmyr and colleague Lama Mourad also published a new and insightful article in Washington Post about the categorization of Syrians in Lebanon that you can read here.
Read more about their research in this article from the Journal of Refugee Studies.