Murcia. – October 26, 2023
The Valencian Anti-Fraud Agency has given a session in the course “Public Ethics: current perspectives and their practical application in the Regional Employment and Training Service” of the Autonomous Community of the Region of Murcia.
Ethical training is considered a priority investment and is widely accepted among public employees, as stated in the previous survey of training needs of the Regional Employment and Training Service (SEF).
The 30-hour course, distributed in 8 sessions, in person and online, has been taught by Rafael Jiménez Asensio, consultant, trainer in the field of the public sector and University Professor, as director and teacher of the course and Fernando Jiménez. Sánchez, professor of Political Science at the University of Murcia, as a teacher.
Pilar Moreno García, training technician at the Valencian Anti-Fraud Agency, in turn, as a teacher of the course, taught the October 26 session “External information channels. The independent authorities to combat corruption and protect whistleblowers.”
In this 2 hour and 30 minute session, the Independent Administrative Authority for Whistleblower Protection and its work as an external information channel for those autonomous communities that do not have autonomous authority in this matter was presented.
The training technician shared the experience of the AVAF as an external information channel over 6 years, as well as the recommendations and guides prepared by the Agency that may be useful for the public employees of the SEF.
Anonymity and protection of the informant, along with the deadline for creating the Independent Administrative Authority for the Protection of the Informant, were some of the questions asked by the students throughout the training session.
With the aim of improving knowledge of ethical standards and increasing awareness of issues such as codes of conduct, ethics and corruption prevention among public employees who provide services in the SEF, the aforementioned training has been developed throughout the month of October 2023.