The 3rd edition of the course “Prevention of risks of corruption in public management” has concluded with 104 participants, PAS staff from the University of Valencia, who have been trained for 15 hours on integrity and risk prevention in public management.
The Permanent Training and Educational Innovation Service of the UV managed the celebration of this new edition, where the Valencian Anti-Fraud Agency has provided training focused on the costs of corruption, investigation and protection of informants, as well as the promotion of integrity in public administration.
Throughout 5 sessions of 3 hours each, the training was given by personnel from the Valencian Anti-Fraud Agency, specialists in prevention, integrity, information systems and protection of corruption whistleblowers, as well as personnel from the General Inspectorate of Security Services. the Valencian Generalitat.
On May 9, 2023, the course began with the inauguration of the Vice Manager of Economic Coordination and Services of the UV, Beatriz Gómez and the director of the AVAF, Joan Llinares.
Throughout the first session, held in the assembly hall of the rectory of the University of Valencia, Anselm Bodoque, head of the Agency’s Training Service, focused his presentation on the costs of corruption and the objectives of the Valencian Anti-Fraud Agency . Delia Cuenca, from the General Inspection of Services of the Generalitat Valenciana, presented the Methodology of the General Inspection of Services of the GVA for the preparation of Risk Exposure Maps and Risk Self-Assessment Plans. Its application in the field of public procurement.
On May 16, the second session of the course was given by the AVAF Prevention service. Irene Bravo, head of the service, and Jose Mari San Martin, AVAF legal prevention technician, were in charge of presenting initiatives to prevent fraud and corruption in public administration.
Gustavo Segura, Director of Analysis and Investigation of the Agency shared in the session of May 23 the importance of the information system, an obligation regulated in the new Law 2/2023.
Teresa Clemente, Deputy Director of Legal Affairs of the AVAF, explained the protection of informants of corruption, a function exercised by the Agency and included in its creation law 11/2016.
The Agency’s training technicians, Pilar Moreno and Marita Oliver, addressed in their presentations on May 30 the importance of public integrity as a driving force behind the transformation of organizational culture and the cycle of the fight against corruption.
The third edition of the AVAF-UV course ended on June 6 with the workshop on public integrity given by the Training service of the Valencian Anti-Fraud Agency: Anselm Bodoque, Pilar Moreno and Marita Oliver. The participation and contributions of the students in this last session was of great value for the debate and reflection on planning and conflict of interest in public administration.
Our thanks to the Permanent Training and Educational Innovation Service of the UV for the management and coordination of the third edition of this course.