Mr. Cristofer Correia is a political activist and was the Director-General of Citizen Participation in the National Assembly of Venezuela. His primary goal for the next five years is the restoration of democracy in Venezuela. He plans to use his time in the fellowship acquiring skills in governance strategies and policy making that can contribute to that goal. Mr. Correia has been involved in politics for many years. He was an elected member of the student movement of his university, where he organized the first-ever presidential debate in 2011. As a public servant, he works to engage citizens in the legislative agenda and encourage political participation. In 2021, Mr. Correia published “Inclusive Urban Renewal,” a book on addressing urban poverty through public policy. Mr. Correia holds a Master of Science degree in Public Policy from the University of Bristol. Through the Humphrey Fellowship, he aims to broaden his professional network and enhance his democracy-building knowledge and skills.