The issues addressed in the meeting included the following: - The human impact of "incapacitating chemical agents", including their feasibility, certain practical implications that would arise with their use and also ethical issues for health professionals that would be associated with their use; - Possible operational contexts in which "incapacitating chemical agents" might be deployed for use; - Potential implications for international law - including International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights Law - that might arise from the use of "incapacitating chemical agents"; and - Potential strategies and recommendations for addressing potential negative implications for International Law from the development and use of "incapacitating chemical agents". This report contains summaries by the speakers of their presentations, ICRC summaries of the discussions and the ICRC's summary points on key themes that emerged from the meeting. At the end are some final remarks by the ICRC.
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