Positive and active participation in relevant scientific and cultural activities through taking part in scientific seminars and conferences (locally and internationally) on issues relating to democracy and human rights and determined as relevant by the programme. Providing adequate and critical reports on the discussions. These reports are then discussed during class meetings. The completion of the course requires participation worth 30 hours in attendance and a report of each session. (Each paper presented by the student at a seminar or conference shall be considered to be worth six hours and the session report shall be replaced by a copy of the presented paper).