Marcuz Haile


Double the Trouble - Twice the Fun because there will always be two points of view.

Marcuz Haile has 4 references for past work as a trainer.

Marcuz Haile

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Current occupation

Project worker, Free lance trainer and youth worker.

Work experience

In 1984 the German group Alphaville sang the still so great song “Forever young”. I guess I’m not so young anymore, but it has been a great ride. It all started out with the “all different – all equal” campaign in 1995. From that on I have been working with different NGOs and as a freelance consultant it has been more than 1500 lectures and seminars concerning racism and xenophobia. There has been the training for trainers and youth workers, about youth and subcultures in Sweden and abroad, a great network and lots of wonderful people. In 2000 I created my own little firm Marcuz Consulting which is still going strong (or shall we say at least exists).
As a part of my legacy I can look back on successful projects as the Youth Parliament, the Living History forum and Exit Sweden. Many great moments and different people, another personal highlight for me was the Master’s Degree in Social Anthropology I received in 2007. In 2011 I embarked on a journey for a second degree, this time my goal was BA in Comparative Religions which also included studies in Islamology and the political aspect of religions, life, particularly family life came in between. Being a family man and a student not too easy to combine but I reached my goal in 2019.
Every year I still try to do one international training course, main topics are still racism, xenophobia and violent extremism. Latest experience was the Visiting at the speed of radicalization Training Course in Brussels May 2018. Training is still a vital part of my everyday life even if I don’t have the same time for international training. It goes both ways, being a participant sometime is also very important; one great moment for me was the UNIQUE RIDE in 2010.
I work with young people daily, used to work as a youth/social worker in a suburb to Stockholm, back to basic that is and where it all really started. Inspiring work indeed being around young people filled with hopes and dreams just like I had. Now my work is with Victim Support Sweden where I work fulltime, mainly my focus areas are diversity & inclusion and specifically hate crime.
So, looking back at it all now, perhaps I’m not that old after all because there is plenty of more that has to be done and working with youth will forever keep one young. If we cannot live forever, at least our hopes and dreams will.

Educational pathway

Degree of Master of Social Sciences with a Major in Social Anthropology

Degree of Bachelor of Arts with a Major in Comparative Religions

Other formal studies in International Relations, Practical Rhetoric, Islamology, Violent Extremism, Historiography, excursion pedagogy and Holocaust memorial sites

Fields of training expertise

  • (intermediate) Bullying & Harassment
  • (intermediate) Campaigning & Awareness Raising
  • (intermediate) Coaching & Mentoring
  • (intermediate) Conflict Management & Mediation
  • (intermediate) Crisis Management
  • (expert) Diversity & Anti-Racism
  • (expert) Equal Opportunities
  • (intermediate) Event Management
  • (intermediate) Gender Awareness & Mainstreaming
  • (expert) Human Rights
  • (expert) Intercultural Learning
  • (intermediate) International Youth Work
  • (beginner) Leadership Development
  • (beginner) Open Space Technology
  • (advanced) Peace Education
  • (beginner) Personal Development & Empowerment
  • (intermediate) Project Management
  • (expert) Social Inclusion & Exclusion
  • (intermediate) Social Media
  • (intermediate) Training of Trainers
  • (beginner) Youth Exchanges
  • (intermediate) Youth Participation & Initiatives
  • (expert) Youth Violence & Criminality
  • (expert) Youth Worker Training

Knowledge about institutions and programmes

  • (intermediate) Erasmus+ (KA1) Youth Exchanges
  • (intermediate) Erasmus+ (KA1) Training & Networking
  • (intermediate) Erasmus+ (KA2) Transnational Youth Initiatives
  • (intermediate) Erasmus+ (KA3) Youth Policy Meetings
  • (intermediate) European Institutions
  • (intermediate) Youth Partnership CoE-COM
  • (intermediate) Private Foundations
  • (intermediate) United Nations

Working with specific target groups

  • (expert) Children
  • (expert) Families
  • (intermediate) Gay, Lesbian, Bi & Transgender work
  • (expert) Intercultural Teams
  • (expert) Marginalized & Excluded Youth
  • (expert) Men's Issues & Groups
  • (expert) Minorities
  • (expert) Religious Youth Groups
  • (intermediate) Women's Issues & Groups
  • (expert) Young People in/from Conflict Areas

Experience with specific geographical regions

  • (expert) Africa
  • (intermediate) Asia
  • (expert) Euro-Mediterranean Co-operation
  • (expert) European Cooperation
  • (intermediate) Global Cooperation
  • (expert) North-North Cooperation
  • (intermediate) North-South Co-operation
  • (intermediate) South East Europe

Other skills

Subcultures, Cults and Gangs, Countering Violent Extremism, Terrace culture

Language Skills

  • (beginner) Arabic
  • (fluent) English
  • (beginner) German
  • (fluent) Swedish

Other languages


Trainer references

  • No Excuse

    Validated (2022-01-31)
    The training activity took place
    in Erfurt, Germany
    organised by AWO
    20-27/9 2009
    Reference person

    Christin Voigt

    (Organizer and co-trainer)
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  • Empower second generation- working with young people from immigrant background

    Awaiting validation (requested 2022-02-21)
    The training activity took place
    in Zafferana Etnea, Italy
    organised by ARCI Catania
    24-30/5 2010
  • EUtopia?

    Awaiting validation (requested 2022-02-12)
    The training activity took place
    in Riga, Latvia
    organised by Latvian NA
    6-11/5 2012
  • Multicultural Urban Solutions Training Course

    Awaiting validation (requested 2022-02-11)
    The training activity took place
    in Konstancin-Jeziorna, Poland
    organised by Polish NA, Salto Inclusion, British Council, Salto CD
    21-26/5 2013

This profile was last modified on 2020-04-20

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