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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.



Recommendations of the Fifth Virtual Arab Publishers` Association

Conference Creating content and challenges

On 15 and 16 December 2020

With Allah's help and success; The Arab Publishers` Association concluded with great success its fifth virtual conference, which was held under the title: (Content Industry and Challenges) via the Internet, in cooperation with the Arab Organization for Education, Culture and Science (ALECSO), on Tuesday and Wednesday 15 and 16 December 2020, and the conference was held virtually due to the health reality Imposed by the repercussions of the emerging corona virus (Covid 19) on the world. The conference witnessed wide Arab and international participation in spite of all the difficulties that the publishing world is currently experiencing.

It included five main sessions, in addition to the opening session in the morning and evening periods. The conference sessions were divided into five main axes as follows:

First: Defining the content, its importance, benefits, and types
The second is the impact of piracy on the economics of the content industry
The third: similar Arab and international experiences in facing contemporary crises
Fourth: content marketing in light of the current crises
Fifth: the challenges faced by the content



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   

 Dr. Abdulaziz Al-Mansour Award -Third session

for arabic publisher

The Arab Publishers` Association announces the third session of the Dr. Abdulaziz Al-Mansour Award for the Arab Publisher in 2021
In the short story collection, according to the following specifications
• To be a collection of short stories in the Arabic language in its first edition and published in paper and not translated from the 2021-2020 issues.
• Stories directed to children are not accepted.
• A collection of stories that more than one person has participated in authoring will not be accepted.
• The collection of stories shall not be less than 3 stories and not more than 30 stories
• The total words of the stories shall not be less than 20 thousand words.
• Each member of the Publishers Association has the right to submit only one book.
• The value of the award is 20 thousand US dollars (100% for the publisher).
• The publisher sends to the competition email: a pledge of property rights for the book to the competition email, a recent letter from the local union stating the publisher’s membership and commitment to intellectual property laws, a copy of the book in PDF, including the cover of the book with a biography of the house and the author and a summary of the stories in 200 words .


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:


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