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Naji Benaji  

My name is Naji Benaji. I am a Moroccan native of Sidi Kacem in Morocco on March 8, 1967.I am active in several regional and international associations of caricature and I actually participated in many artistic events and obtained several awards. That is here :


President of the Moroccan Association of cartoon (MAC);
Director of the International
cartoon Festival in Africa (FICA);
Representative of the International
cartoon Federation in Morocco-FICO Morocco;
Representative of the UNION OF WORLD CARTOONISTS (UWC) in Morocco.
Founding member of the
cartoon school in Sfax Tunisia


I have collaborated with many Arab and national newspapers, magazines and websites since 1990. I have participated in numerous international exhibitions and contributed to several books on caricatures and other social and child publications. I have also participated in many international and national exhibitions including Qatar, Iran, France, Tunisia, Croatia, Egypt , Turkey...
Currently I work for a design and design agency.
I got several awards and distinctions:


2006: Special Prize of the International Competition on Palestine - Iran;
2006: Special Prize of the International Competition on Nuclear Energy - Iran;
2006: Second Prize of the international competition on the theme of theater - Damascus (Syria) -
2007: Second prize of the international competition on the theme of the pen-Damascus-Syria;
2007: Second prize of the Donquichotte international competition on the theme of migration-Turkey;
2008: Special Prize of the International Competition on Children - Iran;
2009: Special Prize of the first international competition of Barcelona on the freedoms in Spain;
2017 Special Prize of the International Competition on the Environment
Designated best cartoonist of the world in 2017-China;
2019 Special Prize of the International Competition on the water – Iraq
2019 won excellent in the 2018 International cartoon Competition on environmental protection – china
2019 Special Prize of the The XXXV-th International Satirical Graphic Contest THE GOLDEN APLLE – Bistrița, 2019,  – Romania
2019 Special Prize of The first International Caricature Competition - 2019 - Azerbaijan

Jury member

- Jury member of the international competition on the "theme of Satan" in Iran 2011;
- Jury member of the contest victory in Syria 2015
- Jury member of the theater competition in Syria 2014
- Jury member of the competition of pencil sharpeners in Croatia 2018
- Jury member Arbitration Committee in Lebanon 2018
- Jury member of the international competition on the theme Jerusalem in Iran 2018
- Jury member of the 3rd International Our Heritage Jerusalem Cartoon Contest 2019
- Jury member of  International Cartoon Contest & Exhibitions"Peace and Justice"  india 2019

director of the website www. maghrebtoon.com and www.arabetoon.com

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