The third meeting of anti-corruption agencies of the Spanish state has taken place at the headquarters of the Municipal Office against Fraud and Corruption of the Madrid City Council. It has brought together the heads of the regional and local institutions: Carlos Granados, director of the Municipal Office against Fraud and Corruption of the Madrid City Council; Miguel Ángel Gimeno, director of the Anti-Fraud Office of Catalonia; the director of the Prevention and Fight Against Fraud and Corruption Agency of the Valencian Community, Joan Llinares; the director of the Office of Prevention and Fight Against Corruption in the Balearic Islands, Jaime Far; the director of the Analysis services of the Office for Transparency and Good Practices of the Barcelona City Council, Rosa Maria Sánchez and Gemma Calvet, director of the Transparency Agency of the Barcelona Metropolitan Area.
The meeting has shared the experiences of control of the execution of contracts and the control and justification of subsidies, as well as the main strategies and research experiences on these aspects and the main recommendations most common to the administrations subject to your supervision. The most effective ways to promote the implementation of corruption prevention programs through bidding and control of the execution of public contracts have been studied.
The issue of the protection of corruption whistleblowers and the future transposition of the EU Directive on Whistleblower have been discussed.
The introduction of special conditions of compliance programs in administrative clauses has also been examined.
Likewise, the common problems in the deployment of the different institutions have been shared.
Among the agreements of the meeting, the creation of a working group to establish the minimum criteria for a good protection of whistleblowers of corruption directed at the state legislator.