Workshops & Debates

Salma Zulfiqar is available to lead creative workshops.

Migration Debate - House of Lords, London 4th December 2017

Salma Zulfiqar was invited to hold a Migration Debate at the House of Lords to mark International Migrants Day 2017. The event was chaired and sponsored by Lord Sheikh. As well as Salma Zulfiqar, panelists represented the United Nations Migration Agency, IOM, UNHCR, TELLMAMA and the BBC. Panelists spoke about issues related to the integration of migrants and refugees in order to influence policy making and engaged with the audience and Lord Sheikh on questions related to migration.

Presentation on 'Building Peace through the Oceans' at the conference “Politics Responsibility and Peace”

at the United Nations University of Peace, Costa Rica 21st and 22nd, November 2017

ARTconnects workshop - Birmingham, UK

South Yardley Library, Friday 10th November 2017

ARTconnects is a project to empower local communities in Birmingham, UK, with a series of creative workshops led by Salma Zulfiqar & aimed at promoting integration, tackling hate crimes and extremism.

Lessons of Diversity in Norfolk: Art Workshop

Lessons of Diversity in Norfolk: Art Workshop

An art workshop to creatively explore issues of diversity and inclusiveness in Great Yarmouth. Led by artist and humanitarian activist Salma Zulfiqar, it is open for the entire family. This workshop is part of the ESRC Festival of Social Sciences event "Lessons of Diversity in Norfolk" at Time and Tide Museum of Great Yarmouth Life.

Creative workshop to Empower Migrant Women

The UN Migration Agency (IOM) in the United Kingdom partnered with renowned artist Salma Zulfiqar and Birmingham-based charity the Amira Foundation to host a creative art workshop at the Library of Birmingham, on empowering migrant women as part of the Birmingham Weekend Festival, the city’s largest annual community arts festival.

International Organization for Migration


Salma Zulfiqar


‘The Seas are vehicles for building understanding and peace between communities around the World. The Seas are a vehicle for transporting and connecting people and cultures. They allow people to experience and immerse themselves in different cultures so that we can learn from one another and learn to live with one another in peace’

Library of Birmingham 28th July - 30th Sept 2017

Ionion Arts Centre, Greece, 2017

Article from Asian Image

American Business School, Paris

Keynote Speaker at Humanitarian Project launch event, American Business School, Paris, October 2017

National Conference for Muslim Artists

Speaker at the closing plenary session on opportunities in the national conference for Muslim Artists, Birmingham University, UK
September 2017


Media Diversity - Science Po, Paris

The state of Media Diversity today presented to students on the Masters Public Policy Programme - 2016

Guest speaker for International Women's Day at Science Po 2017. Reflecting on working for the United Nations as a Woman.

Mentor for Mosaic Student Network, HRH Prince of Wales Trust

Guest Speaker for Students in schools across Birmingham since 2010, UK including, Small Heath School, Grace Academy & Handsworth Wood Girls Academy.

Blog post

UN Global Goals

Guest Speaker at Le Movement, Student Group, Paris 2016