STEP-PMU met for the first time on Friday, March 23 after the official decision by Co-opbank. The PMU co-directors, Anh Tam and Rudi Schuetz jointly moderated and facilitated the event.

Topics presented and discussed included:

  • Roles and responsibilities of the PMU;
  • Current status and progress to date of STEP; briefing on key interventions, such as the Market Study (by Alexis Lebel), IT assessment and diagnosis (by em Yen) and institutional diagnosis (by Simon Roy);
  • Continuation of the diagnosis activity without assistance by the DID team;
  • Upcoming activities (annual work planning and piloting) and events (PSC and study tour);
  • Communication (appointing key entry points for the international expert team).

It has been agreed that the PMU will meet every last Friday of each month.