The AVAF participates in the training of prosecutors in matters of crimes against the public administration


Madrid, November 28, 2023.

Gustavo Segura, director of Analysis and Research of the AVAF, has participated in the course “Crimes against the public administration: fraud in administrative contracting” organized by the Technical Secretariat of the State Attorney General’s Office and the Center for Legal Studies of the Ministry of Justice in Madrid.

Contracting in the public sector: The award procedures and their main irregularities, as well as the main problems that arise in the execution of said contracts, was the topic of the presentation given on Monday the 27th from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. by the Director of Analysis and Research of the Agency.

On Tuesday, November 28, the conference given by Gustavo Segura dealt with the authorization and supervision of public spending with special reference to the problems associated with extrajudicial recognition of credit, from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

This course, held on November 27 and 28 in Madrid, attended by more than 30 prosecutors, is part of strategic axis 2: Training in the fight against corruption and organized crime of the Center for Legal Studies aimed at members of the tax career.

The learning objective focuses on the members of the Tax Career acquiring knowledge in this matter, with a view to their high specialization and being able to safely address cases of great technical-procedural complexity.

The Valencian Anti-Fraud Agency, with its participation in this new CEJ training initiative, continues with its presence in training courses of maximum specialization in the field of investigation and prevention of fraud and the fight against corruption.

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Press release from the State Attorney General’s Office

Photographs: State Attorney General’s Office.

The City Council of Manises and the Valencian Anti-Fraud Agency sign a protocol to launch the complaint mailboxes and the Integrity Plan

València, 29 November 2023.-  The mayor of Manises, Javier Mansilla, and the director of the Agency, Joan Llinares, have signed a collaboration protocol between the two institutions that will help promote the Integrity Plan on which the Manises City Council is working.

Within the general lines of the Integrity Plan, the implementation of both internal and external complaint mailboxes is contemplated, thus complying with the requirement of Law 2/2023 regulating the protection of people who report regulatory and anti-corruption infractions.

With this Law, published in the Official State Gazette on 21 February, European Directive 1937/2019 on the protection of persons who report breaches of EU law, better known as the Whistleblowers Directive, is transposed into Spanish law.

The City Council of Manises will enable as an external channel for complaints the complaint mailbox of the Valencia Anti-Fraud Agency, which will be visible on the municipal website; A mailbox that guarantees the confidentiality of whistleblowers, as well as allowing the possibility of being able to make complaints anonymously.

The collaboration between both institutions will also extend to other actions and activities such as those of a training nature where the staff of the city council will receive training in aspects related to the promotion of ethics and public integrity, as well as the prevention and detection of situations constituting fraud and corruption.

The Integrity Plan of the City Council of Manises will contain, among others, an institutional declaration of integrity; embedding institutional integrity in strategic planning; the establishment of a dedicated internal whistleblowing channel and the connection to the Agency’s external whistleblowing channel; the regulation and management of conflicts of interest; the training of City Council staff in matters of integrity or the promotion and dissemination of the culture of ethics and public integrity.

The AVAF course on strategies to combat corruption, for public integrity and the protection of informants successfully concludes


Valencia, November 28, 2023

The two editions of the AVAF course “Laws and strategies to combat corruption, for public integrity and the protection of people who report regulatory infractions” approved by the IVAP, have ended with a practical day led by the Training Service of the Valencian Anti-Fraud Agency.

On November 23 and 28, the students met in person at the Faculty of Law of the University of Valencia, in the last session of the course, where Anselm Bodoque, head of the Training Service, brought the students closer to public policies and the cost of corruption. The day ended with a workshop on the management of conflicts of interest promoted by the Training Service.

The AVAF course, 16 hours long and in hybrid mode, has held its two editions throughout the month of November 2023 where public employee personnel from city councils of the three Valencian provinces, Departments, as well as company personnel have actively participated. and public universities.

The first two editions of the course took place on November 2 and 7 in person at the Faculty of Law of the University of Valencia. Throughout the first session, the director of the AVAF, Joan Llinares, the deputy director and of Legal Affairs, Teresa Clemente and the head of the Prevention Service, Irene Bravo were the specialists who intervened in matters of the integrity system, Law 2/2023 and preventive tools at the service of the public sector.

In the second training session of the AVAF course, the Agency’s Analysis and Research Directorate presented the management of the internal and external information systems included in Law 2/2023, as well as the figure of the person responsible for the system and the management procedure of the AVAF reports.

On the third day of the course, the Legal Affairs Directorate announced the regulation of the protection of informants and the advice and protection instruments developed by the Agency itself.

Those attending the in-person sessions on November 2 and 7, 2023 received, as a complement to the training, the publication of the AVAF Integrity Code of the Valencian Community in physical format, although anyone interested in consulting it can download it online here

The Valencian Anti-Fraud Agency appreciates the trust placed in the training provided by the institution to the more than 150 participating people and continues as a reference in matters of prevention, protection of informants and investigation in the Valencian Community.

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