PEN 88th International Congress

Opening Ceremony

Hosted in Uppsala by Swedish PEN from 27 September to 1 October 2022 – themed THE POWER OF WORDS – Future Challenges for Freedom of Expression – PEN International’s 88thCongress aims to discuss and challenge PEN’s understanding of issues such as hate speech, digital surveillance and the importance of freedom of expression and information in relation to climate change, war and post-conflict, as well PEN’s work moving forward.