On December 24, a meeting of the STEP team was held in Elbasan, Albania. During the meeting they analyzed so far results as well as future activities such as adopting a plan for member visits and evaluating the criteria on the basis of which Certificates of Conformity will be awarded as well as Certificates of Special Contribution. Certificate designs and special stamps that Certified Members can display on their capacities were also considered.

As part of the meeting, the mentoring process was reviewed and it was concluded that there was good feedback from the program beneficiary members. Particular emphasis was put on the creation of the I-TOP platform and the contents that will be part of it.