Castelló, april 4, 2022.- The rector of the Universitat Jaume I, Eva Alcón, and the director of the Valencian Anti-Fraud Agency, Joan Llinares, have today signed a general protocol that defines the framework of academic, scientific and cultural collaboration between the two entities to develop, through specific agreements, the specific modalities of collaboration within the areas in which both entities have manifest interest.
The meeting was attended by the secretary general of the UJI, Cristina Pauner; the Vice-President of the Agency’s Participation Council, Ana María Fuertes; and the president of the Ethics Committee, María Luisa Cuerda, the two professors of the Universitat Jaume I, as well as Teresa Clemente, deputy director and director of legal affairs, and Víctor Almonacid, director of Training, Prevention and Documentation of the Valencian Anti-Fraud Agency.
The rector Eva Alcón stressed that this protocol “encourages institutional cooperation, in this case, between the public university of Castellón and an independent and impartial entity that has entrusted, on the applied level, the prevention and eradication of fraud and corruption and the promotion of public ethics”.
For his part, the director of the Valencian Anti-Fraud Agency, Joan Llinares, has pointed out that “the signing of this framework collaboration agreement with the Jaume I University of Castellón allows the Agency to participate in the training and creation of a public ethics and integrity of the students that will integrate our public and private organizations in the future”.
The protocol foresees the development, through specific agreements, of collaboration actions to facilitate the joint realization of cultural, educational, editorial and scientific activities; cooperate in general and specific training programmes and promote collaboration in research matters.
In addition, reciprocal access to bibliographic and documentation collections is also established; mutual advice; the joint development of projects and collaborative programmes in matters related to the activity of the two entities as well as technical assistance in the field of new technologies.
The scope of the collaboration also includes the student stays of the Universitat Jaume I in the Valencian Anti-Fraud Agency, through educational cooperation programs and carry out those initiatives that are considered of mutual interest.