Mdaghri is a founding member of La Fondation des Cultures du Monde, which aims to promote Moroccan culture and the values of dialogue and respect for one another across cultures. He also initiated the Come to My Home event in 2012, which mixes the arts, cultures and different nationalities and is based on the principles of freedom and creative collaboration among cultures. Mdaghri is an academic, writer and poet, and former Moroccan government minister. He is author of the story Le Livre des Secrets Perdus, and three collections of poetry, En Quête de Mots, Librement and Refugié Poétique. He also appears at a festival event to talk about Le Livre des Secrets Perdus and Come to My Home.