Elly Page

Elly Page is a Legal Advisor at the International Center for Not-for-Profit Law (ICNL), working to improve laws that affect civil society in the United States as well as the Middle East and North Africa. In the U.S., her work focuses on the legal framework for freedom of assembly. She founded ICNL’s U.S. Protest Law Tracker, which monitors legal initiatives at the state and federal level that restrict individuals’ right to peacefully assemble, and she provides technical assistance to advocates, lawmakers, and other stakeholders to support the protection of assembly rights. In the Middle East and North Africa, she manages ICNL’s programming in Egypt, Libya, Lebanon, and Sudan, and has provided technical assistance to partners throughout the region on topics including the reform of laws governing peaceful assembly, the lifecycle of civil society organizations, and civil society’s access to funding. Prior to joining ICNL, Ms. Page served as a Law Fellow with the Cairo Institute for Human Rights Studies, in Cairo, Egypt, and as a Senior Associate at the Public International Law & Policy Group in Washington, D.C. Ms. Page holds a J.D. from American University Washington College of Law and a B.A. from Harvard University.

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