The Agency teach a webinar for the State Attorney General’s Office on hiring in local entities


Within the space “Formative Fridays” organized by the State Attorney General’s Office, the Valencian Anti-Fraud Agency has been invited to give a webinar on “the procedure for authorization of spending and its control in the field of contracting of local entities”

The head of the Agency’s Support and Expertise Unit, Amparo Martí, has been in charge of giving this webinar and showing which are the main irregularities that usually occur in the procedure of inspection and intervention of public spending, making special reference to the figure of extrajudicial recognition of credit.

She has also explained the different phases of spending on contracting, as well as the different types of exercise of the supervisory function in these phases, always within the scope of internal control of local entities.

The Agency has prepared different guides and documents that aim to help in this task of auditing spending and improving contracting processes.

Among other documents that can be consulted and downloaded directly from the Agency’s website are:

General recommendation on the path of unjust enrichment in the public sector, use or abuse?
General recommendation on the execution of contracts in the key of public integrity.

The AVAF returns to the classrooms of the Jaume I University of Castellón with the docuforum “Corruption: harmful organism”


The #DocuforumAVAF activity has returned to the university classrooms of Castellón in this 2022-2023 academic year thanks to the collaboration of Jaime Clemente’s professor, from the Department of Constitutional Law of the UJI.

The learning experience proposed by the Valencian Anti-Fraud Agency (AVAF) consists of several phases and aims to make students reflect on the importance of promoting integrity in public administration and protecting corruption whistleblowers.

The documentary “Corruption: harmful organism” is viewed in a first phase by students, in this case, from the subject of Constitutional Regulation and Fundamental Rights of the Fundamental Public Management and Administration degree. After it, they have the opportunity to formulate their doubts and questions on the subject, which are received by the technical staff of the AVAF.

Based on the concerns shown by the docuforum participants, the face-to-face session is prepared, where a training technician from the Agency explains the objectives and functions of the AVAF and guides the students in their debate on corruption in public administrations. On this occasion, Pilar Moreno was responsible for invigorating the session at the UJI in Castellón.

The debate in the classroom was dynamic thanks to the use of digital participation tools. This focused on answering questions from the students, giving full prominence to their concerns and resolving the issues raised. Among the doubts expressed, the concern about the relationship between corruption and the increase in poverty and class difference stands out, as well as why in Spain people who denounced corruption were not protected.

A total of 29 students participated in this learning experience in person, where they were able to share the different perceptions they had of public administration, society and the institutional system; being aware, furthermore, that young people and society as a whole can and should be agents in the fight against corruption in order to become active, conscious and free citizens.

If you are a university or high school teacher in the Valencian Community and you are interested in having the training activity “Docuforum: Corruption, harmful organism” carried out in your classroom, do not hesitate to contact the training service of the Valencian Anti-Fraud Agency at through

The Agency participates in the 21st annual meeting of the EPAC/EACN held in Moldova

Valencia, November 23, 2022.- The Valencian Anti-Fraud Agency has participated virtually in the 21st annual meeting of the European Partners against Corruption (EPAC) and the European Conctact-Point network against corruption (EACN) in which more than 100 people from the 24 member countries have participated.

The celebration of the meeting in Moldova has conditioned the face-to-face attendance of the participants as this country borders Ukraine. At the meeting, Moldova’s efforts  in  implementing anti-corruption measures to build trust in citizens and for its incorporation as a member of the European Union were recognized.

The  plenary sessions have been divided into two: one related to the investigation in which real cases have been exposed and it has been concluded that it is very difficult to build a system to fight corruption and very easy to destroy it; and another related to international cooperation and exchange of information in which  the importance of cooperation between anti-corruption agencies and organizations has been highlighted.    and public institutions.

This meeting also agreed on the accession of new entities to the EPAC such as the EPPO (European Anti-Corruption Prosecutor’s Office);  Internal Security Bureua of the Latvian Ministry of Internal Affairs; Chief Offcial Ethics Commission of Lithuania;  Internal and protection office of Ministry of Internal Affairs of Moldova; Garda Inspectorate of Ireland and the State Bureau Investigation of Ukraine

With these additions, the EPAC is the largest network in Europe in the field of anti-corruption and fraud  and brings together different types of services, agencies, organizations, which represent the anti-corruption system of each country.

The Council also approved the establishment of three working groups:

  • Policy Advisory and Analysis Working Group (APA): to conduct analysis and assist the EPAC/EACN Council in providing opinions or advice on policy issues or public consultations.
  • Training and Knowledge Transfer Working Group (TTK) – to plan and conduct webinars aimed at the EACN community on relevant anti-corruption and policing issues;
  • Project Activities Developing and Implementing Working Group (DIPA): to initiate and develop project activities to promote the exchange of experience and best practices among EPAC/EACN members and observers.

Also at this meeting the candidacy of Ukraine “Anti-corruptionschool” programme won the “2022 EPAC/EACN Award”.

Chisinau Declaration 2022