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PortCastelló participates in the 2nd conference on internal control of state ports

26 April 2024

Encuentro control Interno APs

The port authority of Valencia, Valenciaport, is hosting the 2nd Conference on Internal Control of State Ports and Port Authorities. Under the name ‘The Culture of Control, Ethics and Integrity in the Spanish Port System’, more than 70 managers from 26 Spanish Port Authorities (including Castellón) and State Ports are meeting to study, propose and discuss effective ways to address the challenges of the Spanish Port System using a model of Governance based on control, integrity and ethics.


The aim is to facilitate the learning of procedures, tools and strategies in the context of risk prevention and compliance control and to establish common lines of work. The aim is to contribute to the improvement and development of the culture of control and good governance in the Spanish Port Authorities.


Internal control plans, the review of the management of European funds and subsidies -especially Recovery and Resilience Facility (MRR) funds-, tools for the fight against fraud and corruption, and internal communication systems are some of the other aspects that will be dealt with in depth during this conference.


The conference was opened by the president of the Port Authority of Valencia, Mar Chao, and the corporate director of State Ports, Pilar Parra.

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