TOOL FAIR 4th Edition

10-15 November 2009 Evora, Portugal

5 days, to share tools and experience!

A total of 119 persons were involved in this edition, from 34 countries, with representatives of 9 National Agencies (France, Turkey, Portugal, Estonia, Italy, Greece, Bulgaria, Lithuania, and Malta) and the SALTO Network (Inclusion, Cultural Diversity, Participation, Training & Cooperation, EECA). A total of 57 workshops were developed.

The activity has evolved from a showroom to a new concept of Tool Fair, where the youngsters played a main role through several activities:

- the Active Discovery of Évora reached its aim of teambuilding, creating a best atmosphere between participants since the very first moment
- the Photo Contest, with 452 pictures received, became in a strength for the TF4 visibility in the international framework. A selection of 27 photos were done and the TF4 participants voted the winner.
- the youth - oriented format, opening some activities to the local youngster's participation (a total of 17 NGO'S local associations from Alentejo Region) was an added value to this visibility, in terms of local impact and knowledge of the Youth in Action Programme and the SALTO Resource Centre Network
- the local partnership, supporting the activities in different levels (logistics, information, dissemination and publicity) became in other strength of this edition of the Tool Fair
- The live stream edition through the website In terms of visibility, the live stream session by internet all along the 5 days brought a real innovation in the Tool Fair 4.




The videos are reachable on the Livestream website dedicated to the the TOOL FAIR IV


This event was co-organised by the Portuguese National Agency for the Youth in Action programme, and the Salto Resource Centres network.

Other strengths of this edition of the Tool Fair was the support provided by a local partnership, composed by:

- The State Secretariat for Youth and Sports from Portugal Government
- The "Região Turismo de Évora" (
- The Municipality of Évora (
- The University of Évora (
- The Municipality of Reguenguos de Monsaraz
- The regional newspaper "Diário do SUL", with daily news about the Tool Fair activities.
- A local training center, the "ESCOLA PROFISSIONAL DE REGIÁO ALENTEJO - EPRAL" ( through its facilities in Évora

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