(ANSAmed) - ROME, JUNE 28 - Nobel Peace Prize winner Shirin Ebadi will be the guest of honour at the second edition of the Sorrento Meeting, the international economic event promoted by the Regional Bank Observatory - Economy and Finance Enterprises (OBI), scheduled at take place at the Hilton Sorrento Palace from July 6 to July 7. Ebadi will be making the first speech at the meeting, which this year focuses on the theme ''The storm over South Europe and the Mediterranean. Young people, the new Argonauts''. For the 2012 edition about 250 people are expected make their way to Sorrento, including government representatives, economists, academics, bankers and entrepreneurs from Europe and North Africa, in order to discuss employment problems, mobility and the shifting social trends of the new generations in an attempt to indentify new models based on goals shared by several different territories, in order to suggest to policy makers possible solutions in compliance not only with economic laws but also social rules and ethical principles. Among those slated to speak during the two days are the moderate Islamic Sheikh Abdelfattah Mourou, the Moroccan writer Rita El Khayat, CNEL chairman Antonio Marzano, African Union Commissioner for Human and Population Rights Mohamed Béchir Khalfallah, ISTAT chairman Enrico Giovannini, Cairo governor Abdel Kawi Khalifa, Svimez chairman Adriano Giannola, Associate Vice President of the European Parliament Gianni Pittella, President of Tunisia's Conciliation and Arbitration Chamber Abdelwahab El Béhi, Confindustria deputy chairman Alessandro Laterza, chairman of the Confagricoltura youth organisation Nicola Motolese, and Naples mayor Luigi De Magistris. OBI director Antonio Corvino said that ''the fundamental aim of the Sorrento Meeting is to create in a stable location in southern Italy a space for discussion for those - the young, women, researchers, entrepreneurs, economists, sociologists, thinkers, representatives of the banking and institutional worlds - who are interested in opening up new directions for involvement, thought and experiences, in improving interaction and dialogue, as well as stimulating actions and policies fostering the identification of new reference points able to lead to new equilibriums of a productive, financial, economic and social nature.'' The Sorrento Meeting is sponsored by the eight regions of southern Italy - Abruzzo, Basilicata, Calabria, Campania, Molise, Puglia, Sardinia and Sicily - and the main universities of southern Italy. To collaborate with OBI in the organisation of the meeting as scientific partners will be the Premio Internazionale Guido Dorso association, Centro Studi Federico Caffè, Ficei, the Halle Institute of Economic Research, the Istituto Italo-Tunisino, ItaliaCamp, Ires Campania, Banca Risorse Immateriali, SRm and Ipres Puglia. (ANSAmed).