The #DocufòrumAVAF returns to the Hall of Degrees of the Faculty of Law of the University of Valencia


The #DocufòrumAVAF learning experience, created by the Valencian Anti-Fraud Agency for the debate on corruption in the classrooms of the educational centers of the Valencian Community, is one of the most requested training activities of the AVAF.

In the 2022-2023 academic year, the Faculty of Law of the University of Valencia has included the AVAF University Docufòrum activity in the Center Innovation Project (PIC).

The #DocufòrumAVAF is an activity aimed at promoting the social culture of civic ethics, public integrity, fraud prevention and rejection of corruption among students of all University degrees.

On this occasion, the Valencian Anti-Fraud Agency has debated these issues with students of the Double Degree in Law and Criminology, the Degree in Law and the Double Degree in Political Science and Law. Thus, on Tuesday, February 28, 2023, a new #DocufòrumAVAF was held at the Faculty of Law, of the University of Valencia.

106 students of the subject of Constitutional Law I and II of the first and second year participated in the training activity.

The activity had the collaboration of professors Vicenta Tasa and Mariano Vivancos from the Department of Constitutional Law and Political Science and Public Administration. Anselm Bodoque Arribas, head of the AVAF Training Service, was responsible for energizing the debate session with the students.

After watching the documentary “Corruption: Harmful Organism”, the students ask questions focused on the origin and causes of corruption, the social impact and collective costs it entails, the perception of corruption in our society and in other countries of our around.

Subsequently, the AVAF representative discusses with the students the issues raised in their questions and others related to the need for greater public ethics and integrity, prevention strategies and civic training or the functions of the Valencian Anti-Fraud Agency and public policies. of fighting corruption.

In the debate, the students showed interest in the investigation procedure and the means available to them in corruption processes, as well as the profile of the Agency’s personnel and the procedure for accessing it. He was also concerned about the strategies to fight against fraud and corruption in Spain, and in the legal framework of integrity of the Valencian Community.

The activity has been organized in collaboration with the University of Valencia, which we thank for its interest and willingness to help create a culture of public integrity and rejection of fraud and corruption.

If you are a university, secondary or baccalaureate teacher and you are interested in having the training activity #DocufòrumAVAF “Corruption: harmful organism” carried out in your subject, do not hesitate to contact the Training Service of the Valencian Anti-Fraud Agency through from

The Valencian Anti-Fraud Agency meets in Brussels with the European Anti-Fraud Office (OLAF)

Valencia, 27 February 2023.- The  Director of the Agency, Joan Llinares, accompanied by the Director of Analysis and Research, Gustavo Segura, and the  Deputy Director and Legal Services, Teresa Clemente, met in Brussels with technical and management staff of the European Anti-Fraud Office (OLAF).

This meeting has allowed to strengthen the  channels of collaboration between both institutions that will materialize in aspects such as the training of  their staff, the exchange of  information, as  well as the sharing of  experiences and good practices in investigative work or the protection of whistleblowers of corruption.

In recent years the Agency has carried out research actions in the Valencian Community in coordination with OLAF regarding the granting of European subsidies to different institutions and public administrations.

OLAF is the European Anti-Fraud Office created in 1999 by the European Parliament to combat fraud, corruption and other activities affecting the EU budget including irregularities within the European institutions.

The Director of the Agency, Joan Llinares, said that “this meeting has shown the  support  by OLAF for the work done by the Agency’s staff in those institutions in which it has requested collaboration”.

“In addition, the relationship between both institutions will intensify in the coming months with the exchange of experiences, training actions and agile and effective communication channels between the staff of the different areas of both institutions that will undoubtedly result in the work that is done on a day-to-day basis,” added Llinares.

#DocuforumAVAF at the IES Serpis in the city of Valencia


The Valencian Antifraud Agency has held the first #DocuforumAVAF in Secondary Schools 2023 in the city of Valencia, at IES Serpis.

The learning experience offered by the Agency consists of several phases and aims to make students reflect on strategies to combat fraud and corruption in the public administration, paying special attention to the need to protect people who report corruption.

The 1st year of high school students of the IES Serpis in Valencia watched the documentary “Corruption: harmful organism” on Pandora Box TV, in a first session with the teacher responsible for the activity and heard the testimonies of informants of corruption in the public sector.

Subsequently, on Thursday, February 23, in a second work session, carried out in the classroom by the AVAF training technician, Pilar Moreno, the 1st year Baccalaureate students were able to raise their doubts and questions regarding how to prevent and persecutes corruption in the Valencian Community.

The Valencian Antifraud Agency, through the training activity of #DocuforumAVAF, has the opportunity to show in the classrooms of schools, institutes and universities throughout the Valencian Community, the response that Les Corts gave, through the creation of the AVAF, to the mandate of the UN through the United Nations Convention against corruption. In turn, it allows students to share the challenges of the present and future in matters such as public integrity, prevention and protection of informants of corruption.

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