Pavilion of the Arab Publishers` Association at the Frankfurt International Book Fair 2021
APA Board members meeting - 3rd of July2021
Prevention is better than cure
The meeting of the President of APA with the President of the IPA on the sidelines of the celebration of the 125th anniversary.
Pavilion of the Arab Publisher`s Association at the Cairo International Book Fair 2021

Final statement 5th Arab Publishers Conference "Content Creation and Challenges" 15-16 December 2020

In response to the challenges and disruption of the publishing and culture movement in the Arab world, the fifth Arab publishers conference was held on 15-16 December 2020, titled "Content Creation and Challenges" to discuss these challenges, and put forward solutions and proposals to re Activating the publishing movement related to Arab cultural life.


Final Media statement The Fifth Virtual Arab Publishers` Association Conference

The Arab Publishers` Association called on all specialists, researchers and interested parties to follow up its next conference scheduled for the fifth and sixteenth of this December under the title (Content Industry and Challenges),


Arab Publishers refuse the American Decision of moving the US embassy and Jerusalem as the Capital of Israel

The Arab Publishers Association, represented by its president, its board Members and Arab publishers collectively, announced their refusal of the American decision to move their Embassy to Jerusalem and considering Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.



Invitation to attend the Ordinary General Assembly of the Arab Publishers` Association
Cairo - Sunday 30/1/2022 AD

Dear colleague
Member of the General Assembly of the Arab Publishers` Association
After Greetings
     The Arab Publishers` Association is pleased to present you with its sincere greetings and appreciation, and we invite you to attend the ordinary general assembly of the Arab Publishers` Association, at nine thirty in the morning, on Sunday, January 30, 2022 AD, at Al-Manara Center, Hall 219 - Egypt International Exhibition Center - Field Marshal Tantawi - Cairo El Jadida - Arab Republic of Egypt.
Attendance is required for the member to have paid his financial obligations to the Arab Publishers`
Association before November 30, 2021.



Publishing study in the Arab world 2015-2019

Which is a detailed study on the state of publishing in the Arab world, and this study reveals the state of publishing in the Arab world from 2015 to 2019, and clarifies most of the problems facing the Arab publishing industry, such as: forgery, tying laws, continuous violation of intellectual property rights, and heavy customs on Book making tools. It also addresses many problems, such as the problem of paper, digital and audio books, and the problem of marketing it, with the decline in the role of public and university libraries in supporting this industry, as well as the problem of translation from and into the Arabic language.
It also included tables that reveal in detail the publishing movement in the Arab world as a whole, and in each country separately, and included tables that reveal the translation movement in numbers, the nature of the published content, and for the first time a study by numbers of Arab book fairs.
We extend our thanks and appreciation to all colleagues who contributed to answering the inquiries and questionnaires sent to them by the Arab Publishers` Association, and for providing us with the required data and information.


Prizes and Competitions   

 Media statement on the award of Dr. Abdulaziz Al-Mansour
Third session

On the sidelines of the Book Fair in Sharjah this evening, Thursday, the Arab Publishers` Association announced the shortlist for the Kuwaiti Publisher Dr. Abdulaziz Al-Mansour Award for the support of publishers in its third session 2021 for short stories.
Haitham Al-Hafiz, the head of the Professional Work Development Committee, stressed in a press conference on the occasion the importance of this award at the Arab level, congratulating the authors of stories and publishing houses that were shortlisted.
Al-Hafiz expressed his thanks to Dr. Al-Mansour, praising the role of the President of Association, Mohammed Rashad, the Secretary-General, Bashar Chebaro, the members of the Board of Directors and the Arbitration Committee.
He said that the short list included from Egypt (Mahi Publishing and Distribution) for the group (The Man in the Black Coat) by Abed Khattab, Dar (Al-Ain) for (Pisces Tower) by Jalila Al-Qadi, and Dar (Al-Farouq for Cultural Investments) for (Twelve Nights) by Abboud Mustafa, from Libya, Dar (Pioneers) on (Woman on the Edge of the World) by Azza Makhour, and from Iraq (Abjad Institution for Translation, Publishing and Distribution) on the group (Tayr al-Wahsha) by Hamid Mukhtar.
For his part, the President of the Association, Mohammed Rashad, considered to Kuwait News Agency (KUNA) ten, "This award, despite its relative recentness, and despite the repercussions of the Corona pandemic on the Arab publisher, was able to present a living model of solidarity and fraternity among Arab publishers.


Intellectual property rights  

It is an advanced electronic step through which it sought to define, preserve and support copyright and publisher rights, and it is also a step for communication and synergy with publishers, writers, writers and authors to provide a stable and stable environment in order to preserve intellectual property and protect the rights of creators and to serve present and future generations

For those of the Federation who wish to file a complaint regarding an intellectual property dispute, please fill out

The following form and send it to the General Secretariat office by email:


Latest News

Best Arabic Publisher Award Cairo International Book Fair session (53) Mr. Member of the Arab Publishers` Association God save him The Publishers Association presents you with its best regards. We would like to inform you that an award has been created in the name of “Best Arab Publisher” among the awards granted by the Cairo International Book Fair, in cooperation between the Arab Publishers` Association and the Egyptian General Book Organization

Arab Publishers Association



Seminars and workshops

Latest versions

Success Partners