Dr. Abdulaziz Al-Mansour Award in its fifth session 2023
Seminar on the impact of awards on the Arab publishing industry on the sidelines of the Kuwait International Book Fair
Meeting of the delegation of the Board of Directors of the Arab Publishers` Association with His Excellency the Kuwaiti Minister of Culture
Handing over a collection of Arabic books and references from the APA to the Somali National Library
Opening of the Palestine International Book Fair 2023

Report of the Board of Directors of the Arab Publishers` Association

Report of the Board of Directors of the Arab Publishers` Association
About the ninth session 2019-2021
To the Ordinary General Assembly
held in Cairo on Sunday 30/1/2022

Colleagues and colleagues / members of the General Assembly of the Arab Publishers` Association


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.



Press release: The opening of the Kuwait International Book Fair 2023

Coinciding with the 50th anniversary of the founding of the National Council for Culture, Arts and Letters and under the patronage of the Prime Minister, His Highness Sheikh Ahmed Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, the Minister of Information and Minister of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs and Chairman of the National Council for Culture, Arts and Letters Abdul Rahman Al-Mutairi inaugurated today at ten o'clock in the morning the activities of the Kuwait International Book Fair 2023 in its 46th session at the International Fairgrounds in Mishref, which is the most prominent cultural event, to continue until 02 December.
The exhibition comes under the slogan "Your passion has a book" as a reference to the fact that every passionate person in every field has a book that suits and corresponds to his interests, regardless of the different types of those interests, as it is an opportunity for everyone to attend and learn about the publications included in the exhibition that suit their interests and desires.
Minister Al-Mutairi stressed that the exhibition coincides with an occasion that reflects the depth, originality, richness and interest in culture in Kuwait, as the golden jubilee of the National Council for Culture, Arts and Letters is celebrated, adding that culture and literature in the country receive great and continuous attention and support from the political leadership led by His Highness the Amir Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah and His Highness the Crown Prince Sheikh Meshaal Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah.



Terms of award for the best Arab publisher
Cairo International Book Fair
Session (55)

The Publishers` Association presents you with its best regards,
   With reference to the holding of the 55th Cairo International Book Fair from January 24 to February 6, 2024, the Arab Publishers Union announces the opening of nominations for the "Best Arab Publisher" award in its third session within the awards granted by the Cairo International Book Fair from December 1 to 31, 2023, in cooperation between the Arab Publishers` Association and the Egyptian General Book Organization according to the following conditions:
1. That the member applying for the award be registered in the records of the Arab Publishers` Association and have paid their financial obligations until the end of 2023.
2. The member must be a private publisher and not an institution, organization or Official body.
3. The applicant should be a participant in the 54th session of the Cairo International Book Fair.
4. Commitment and respect for intellectual property laws.
5. The member should not have been subjected to any punishment from his local Association or the Arab Publishers` Association during his membership period.
6. The forms of publications submitted for the award must bear the legal deposit and the international numbering.
7. The member should submit a list of his publications during the last five years.



Press release on the Arab Publisher Award 2023

On the sidelines of the Kuwait International Book Fair, it was announced that Dar Kayan for Publishing and Distribution - Egypt won the Arab Publisher Award "Dr. Abdulaziz Mansour Award" in its fifth session in the field of novel for the young author for the year 2023 under the auspices of the Arab Publishers` Association for the novel "The Land of Crows", written by Ahmed Essam El-Din, and the honoring was held on Wednesday, November 23, 2023 AD at the St. Regis Hotel, and the celebration was held under the patronage of the Minister of Information, Minister of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs, Chairman of the National Council for Culture and Arts Abdul Rahman Al-Mutairi, and was attended by the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Dar That Al-Salasil and the founder of the award, Dr. Abdulaziz Al-Mansour, the Secretary-General of the National Council for Culture, Arts and Letters, Dr. Muhammad Al-Jassar, the President of the Arab Publishers` Association, Mr. Mohammed Rashad, and a large group of intellectuals and the media.
At the beginning of the celebration, a minute of mourning was held for the souls of the martyrs of the Palestinian people, and this year's celebration was canceled and the event was limited to honoring to announce the winner due to the exceptional circumstances the region is going through. Dr. Al-Mansour asked that next year be devoted to Palestine.


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: nsharif@arab-pa.org


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