The Valencian Antifraud Agency organizes 7 training actions during the month of October for students, civil servants and citizens in general

València, setember 27, 2021.- The Valencian Anti-Fraud Agency has launched the program of activities for the last quarter of the year and for the month of October 7 training activities have been organized that aim to prevent corruption as well as help to create ethics and integrity. public.
The planned training actions are aimed at three defined areas or groups: on the one hand, activities focused on university students; others to the public as a whole, and lastly to the personnel working in public administrations.
In the case of university students, the Docufòrum format will be used in which the students are projected the documentary “Corruption: harmful organism” and after viewing a space for debate and reflection is opened, led by the staff of the area. training agency.
Until now, Docufòrum training activities are scheduled at the University of Valencia, the Polytechnic University of Valencia and the University of Alacant.
All teachers interested in organizing this activity within the framework of their subject can contact the AVAF training department at this email: As a novelty this year, the Valencian Anti-Fraud Agency wants to open this training action to other earlier educational stages and in this way the high school teachers can also request to participate in the Docufòrum actions.
Another of the planned training actions are the talks framed within the Unisocietat project that the Valencian Anti-Fraud Agency develops together with the University of Valencia to bring the university environment closer to the population as a whole. During the month of October, two Unisocietat activities have been organized: one in Bétera with the title “The perception of corruption by citizens in the vaccination against COVID-19” and a second to be held in Cullera on “Social rights and COVID -19 “. Both sessions are face-to-face and open to the public.
The last of the activities scheduled for the month of October is the teaching of a course on “Prevention of corruption in the public administration” that the Agency’s training staff will give for the National Institute of Public Administrations (INAP) and that is aimed at staff working in the service of public administrations.

One of the main functions entrusted to the Valencian Anti-Fraud Agency is training in all its areas and areas, since it is precisely from a conscience of integrity that fraud and corruption can best be fought.
This is the planned schedule:
– On October 1 at 8.30 am, Docufòrum session at the University of Valencia. This activity will be done for the students of the Constitutional Law subject of the Law Degree and will be carried out in face-to-face format.

– From October 18 to November 7, the Agency will offer a course at the National Institute of Public Administrations (INAP) on “Prevention of corruption in public administrations” aimed at personnel working in different public administrations.

On October 20 three events are concentrated:
– At 12 noon, a Docufòrum training session at the Polytechnic University of Valencia in the degree of Public Administration Management. In audiovisual format it is aimed at students of said university.

– At 6:00 p.m. another training action in Docufòrum format, in this case at the Universitat d’Alacant and also in person, aimed at students who are taking the subject of History of Law (1st Law).

– And at 7:00 p.m. in Bétera a Unisocietat conference open to the public on “The perception of corruption by citizens in the vaccination against COVID-19” conference by Yolanda García Ruiz, Professor at the State Ecclesiastical Law University from the University of Valencia.
On October 26 there are also two events scheduled:
– At 7:30 p.m. a Docufòrum session at the University of Valencia in this case aimed at students of the Degree in Criminology.

– At 7:00 p.m. a talk in Cullera open to all the public of the Unisocietat program with a lecture given by Carmen Salcedo Beltrán, Professor at the University of the Department of Labor Law and Social Security of the University of València, on “Social and covid-19 “.


The University of Valencia and the Valencian Anti-Fraud Agency present the Docufòrum audiovisual on conflicts of interest

València, setember 23, 2021.- The Rectoral building of the University of Valencia has hosted the presentation of the documentary “Conflicts of interest and public integrity”. The Docufòrum program includes a series of documentaries produced by the Office of the Vice President for Territorial Projection and Society of the University of Valencia, in collaboration with the UV Audiovisual Workshop.
The documentary focuses on the definition, detection and prevention of conflicts of interest. The audiovisual gives voice to 7 specialists in corruption control, anti-fraud policies, public ethics, transparency and good governance; Through its interventions it is intended to clearly establish the typology of conflicts of interest, determine prevention measures and public ethics and explain the main instruments of detection and control.
The vice-rector Jorge Hermosilla has underlined the importance of institutional collaboration, because “this documentary is the result of the joint work of two institutions at the service of Valencian society, such as the University of Valencia and the Valencian Anti-Fraud Agency, both aware of the importance of to investigate, reflect and disseminate concepts such as ethics, transparency and good practices to the public and, specifically, to public workers ”.
For his part, the director of the AVAF Joan Llinares, has indicated that “The conflict of interest is the prelude to corruption. One of the main objectives of the Valencian Anti-Fraud Agency is precisely the prevention of corruption and to achieve this, collaboration with institutions such as the University of Valencia is necessary and thus, jointly, contribute to the creation of an ethics and public integrity that has its practical reflection in the whole of the citizenship and of the public administrations in particular ”.
Docufòrum is an audiovisual format promoted and designed by the Office of the Vice President for Territorial Projection and Society and produced in high definition (HD) by the Audiovisuals Workshop (TAU), which addresses current affairs and social interest with a documentary style. Docufòrum not only has an informative vocation, but also aims to stimulate debate and social participation. The documentaries, lasting 20 minutes, collect opinions from specialists from both the University of Valencia and the Valencian social or business sphere.
This documentary has been financed by the Valencian Anti-Fraud Agency, within the framework collaboration agreement signed by both institutions.
Docufòrum is the result of a choral work, the technical coordination is carried out by the Unitat de Suport to the Vice-Rector’s Office for Territorial Projection and Society, the scripting of the documentaries is carried out by the professors of the University of Valencia Francisco Martínez (Theory of Languages and Information Sciences) and Rafa Roca (Catalan Philology), and the realization is undertaken by the Audiovisuals Workshop of the University (TAU). For its part, the Valencian Anti-Fraud Agency, through the Training Service, carried out the preparation of the previous aspects referring to the main questions that could be dealt with around the conflict of interest, the selection of a basic bibliography on the matter and the proposal of specialists.
The complete audiovisual is available at the following link:

The Valencian Anti-Fraud Agency receives 187 complaints in the first half of 2021, compared to 93 received in the same period of 2020

Valencia, September 20, 2021. – The total number of complaints received throughout the year 2020 in the Valencian Anti-Fraud Agency was 226 and only in the first 6 months of 2021 187 complaints have already been registered, which is twice the registered complaints in the same period of the previous year.
If we see the evolution of complaints in the Agency since its creation, the increase has been continued and thus in 2017, the year the Agency was created, 35 complaints were registered. In 2018 they increased to 181, falling somewhat in 2019 and increasing to 226 in 2020 despite the pandemic situation.
If we look at the subject matter of the complaint in 85 of the 187 complaints received, 45% of the cases, the complaint is related to the management of human resources in different public administrations, especially in relation to selection processes and the provision of personnel. as well as issues related to the rights and duties of personnel and incompatibilities.
In second place with respect to the complaints presented are those referring to public procurement with a total of 29 complaints, which represents 16% of the total complaints. The third place is occupied by complaints about subsidies (7%) followed by those that refer to urban planning and environment issues with 6% of the total.
If we look at the channel used to file complaints 85% of the time (165 complaints), the chosen system was the Agency’s complaints box, which even allows complaints to be made anonymously. In second place, the most used channel has been email with 14 complaints filed (7%); followed by the general registry with 4 complaints (2%) and the electronic office with 1 complaint (1%); the appearance record with 2 (1%) and open ex officio / others with 1 (1%).
The increase in complaints filed is directly related to the increase in public confidence in the Agency’s work, in addition, the management of the first semester reflects a significant increase in the management and resolution capacity of the files. With regard to the completion of files, a total of 141 resolutions have been issued in this first semester in the analysis phase, of which 45 were archived, 46 were inadmissible and 50 were at the beginning of the investigation phase, which places in 35% the percentage of complaints that go to the investigation phase.
For its part, in the investigation phase, a total of 40 files have been finalized, of which 9 concluded on file, 28 with verified irregularities, raising recommendations and 3 with indications of criminal offenses and their corresponding transfer to the prosecution.