Islander | Kohaliku elu edendaja Eesti saartel aastast 2006. Encouraging active citizenship on the islands of Estonia since 2006.
Rahvusvahelised noorsootööprojektid saarlastele. International youth projects for islanders.
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The members of NGO Islander team have been trained in Estonia and abroad to promote and support youth empowerment and participation. At the same time we are active at an international level as we have continuously participated in Youth Exchanges and Training Courses abroad. Our organization has been partner in Grundtvig lifelong learning project where we used art as tool to work with intergenerational gap.



Strategic partnership project „Comm.comm – Communities Communication“ 2017-2019. Partners are from Portugal, Spain, Romania and Greece. 

Project summary.

Young man Markus from Saaremaa island, Estonia, talks about the communication in the local community – whatch the video here.


The training course “Go Digital”, organised by SEAL CYPRUS took place in Larnaca from 18th to 24h of March 2018 with the participation of youth workers from 8 European countries; Cyprus, Greece, Poland, Czech Republic, Germany, Bulgaria, Slovakia and Estonia.

The organisation Islander NGO was represented by three youth workers.The main topic was Digital Media in Youth Work.

The project was supported by the European Programme Erasmus+.

Learn more in our blog.

Nordplus Adult Project „Seeking Actively for employment“ 2016-2018.  

International training for youth leaders „FACIS –Facilitation Skills for Islanders Youth Workers  2017-2018. Partners from11 islands – Iceland, Ireland, Sardinia, Sicily, Corsica, Cypros, island of LesvosGran Canaria, Azores, Malta ja Saaremaa. 


Recently, we were partners in the following projects:

Training course: „Empowerment for social and economic equality“ in October 2017 (Portugal)

Youth Exchange: „Stop radicalism“ in August 2017 (Portugal)

Training course “Artpreneurship” in November 2016 (Cyprus)

Training course “Facilitation Skills for youth workers and NGO Leaders” in May 2016

Training Course “Making ideas happen” in April 2016 in Cyprus with partners from 13 countries

Grundtvig Life Long learning Project „People and places“ 2013-2015

European League Against Rheumatism (EULAR) Young PARE – Pan European Survey about needs of young people with rheumatic diseases 2012-2014 and European youth strategy working group coordinator 2014-2015.

Training Course “Prospects of Biodiversity and Active Learning” in May 2014 with partners from 8 European countries