UN Security Council Resolutions
1 to 100 (1946–1953)
101 to 200 (1953–1965)
201 to 300 (1965–1971)
301 to 400 (1971–1976)
401 to 500 (1976–1982)
501 to 600 (1982–1987)
601 to 700 (1987–1991)
701 to 800 (1991–1993)
801 to 900 (1993–1994)
901 to 1000 (1994–1995)
1001 to 1100 (1995–1997)
1101 to 1200 (1997–1998)
1201 to 1300 (1998–2000)
1301 to 1400 (2000–2002)
1401 to 1500 (2002–2003)
1501 to 1600 (2003–2005)
1601 to 1700 (2005–2006)
1701 to 1800 (2006–2008)
1801 to 1900 (2008–2009)
1901 to 2000 (2009–2011)
2001 to 2100 (2011–2013)
2101 to 2200 (2013–2015)
2201 to 2300 (2015–2016)
2301 to 2400 (2016–present)

This is a list of United Nations Security Council Resolutions that have been vetoed by one of the five permanent members of the security council between 16 February 1946 to the present day.

Table

Date[31]Draft[31]Meeting Record[31]Agenda Item[31]Permanent Member Casting Negative Vote[31]
17 November 2017Middle East Russia
16 November 2017Middle East Russia
24 October 2017Middle East Russia
12 April 2017Middle East Russia
28 February 2017Middle East China
 Russia
5 December 2016Middle East China
 Russia
8 October 2016Middle East Russia
29 July 2015Letter dated 28 February 2014 from the Permanent Representative of Ukraine to the United Nations addressed to the President of the Security Council (). The letter is in regards to the Russian annexation of the Crimean peninsula. Russia
8 July 2015The situation in Bosnia and Herzegovina Russia
22 May 2014Middle East - Syria China
 Russia
15 March 2014Letter dated 28 February 2014 from the Permanent Representative of Ukraine to the United Nations addressed to the President of the Security Council (). The letter is in regards to the Russian annexation of the Crimean peninsula. Russia
19 July 2012Middle East - Syria China
 Russia
4 February 2012Middle East - Syria China
 Russia
4 October 2011Middle East - Syria China
 Russia
18 February 2011Middle East situation, including the Palestinian question United States
15 June 2009Georgia Russia
11 July 2008Peace and Security - Africa (Zimbabwe) China
 Russia
12 January 2007Myanmar China
 Russia
11 November 2006Middle East situation, including the Palestinian question United States
13 July 2006Middle East situation, including the Palestinian question United States
5 October 2004Middle East situation, including the Palestinian question United States
21 April 2004Cyprus Russia
25 March 2004Middle East situation, including the Palestinian question United States
14 October 2003The situation in the Middle East, including the Palestinian question United States
16 September 2003The situation in the Middle East, including the Palestinian question United States
20 December 2002The situation in the Middle East, including the Palestinian question United States
30 June 2002The situation in Bosnia and Herzegovina United States
14-15 December 2001The situation in the Middle East, including the Palestinian question United States
27-28 March 2001The situation in the Middle East, including the Palestinian question United States
25 February 1999The situation in the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia China
21 March 1997The situation in the occupied Arab territories United States
7 March 1997The situation in the occupied Arab territories United States
10 January 1997Central America: efforts towards peace China
17 May 1995The situation in the occupied Arab territories United States
2 December 1994The situation in the Republic of Bosnia and Herzegovina Russia
11 May 1993The situation in Cyprus Russia
31 May 1990The situation in the occupied Arab territories United States
17 January 1990Letter dated 3 January 1990 from Nicaragua to the President of the Security Council United States
23 December 1989The situation in Panama. Specifically the United States invasion of Panama. France
 United Kingdom
 United States
7 November 1989The situation in the occupied Arab territories United States
9 June 1989The situation in the occupied Arab territories United States
17 February 1989The situation in the occupied Arab territories United States
11 January 1989Letters dated 4 January 1989 from Libya and Bahrain to the President of the Security Council France
 United Kingdom
 United States
14 December 1988The situation in the Middle East United States
10 May 1988The situation in the Middle East United States
15 April 1988The situation in the occupied Arab territories United States
8 March 1988The question of South Africa United Kingdom
 United States
1 February 1988The situation in the occupied Arab territories United States
18 January 1988The situation in the Middle East United States
9 April 1987The situation in Namibia United Kingdom
 United States
20 February 1987The question of South Africa United Kingdom
 United States
28 October 1986Letter dated 17 October 1986 from Nicaragua to the President of the Security Council United States
31 July 1986Letter dated 22 July 1986 from Nicaragua to the President of the Security Council United States
18 June 1986Complaint by Angola against South Africa United Kingdom
 United States
23 May 1986The situation in Southern Africa United Kingdom
 United States
21 April 1986Letters dated 15 April 1986 from Libya, Burkina Faso, Syria and Oman to the President of the Security Council France
 United Kingdom
 United States
6 February 1986Letter dated 4 February 1986 from Syria to the President of the Security Council United States
30 January 1986The situation in the occupied Arab territories United States
17 January 1986The situation in the Middle East United States
15 November 1985The situation in Namibia United Kingdom
 United States
13 September 1985The situation in the occupied Arab territories United States
12 March 1985The situation in the Middle East United States
6 September 1984The situation in the Middle East United States
4 April 1984Letter dated 29 March 1984 from Nicaragua to the President of the Security Council United States
29 February 1984The situation in the Middle East Soviet Union
27-28 October 1983The situation in Grenada United States
12 September 1983Letters dated 1 September 1983 from the USA, the Republic of Korea, Canada and Japan to the President of the Security Council and Letter dated 2 September 1983 from Australia to the President of the Security Council Soviet Union
2 August 1983The situation in the occupied Arab territories United States
6 August 1982The situation in the Middle East United States
26 June 1982The situation in the Middle East United States
8 June 1982The situation in the Middle East United States
4 June 1982Question concerning the situation in the region of the Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas) United Kingdom
 United States
20 April 1982The situation in the occupied Arab territories United States
2 April 1982The situation in the occupied Arab territories United States
2 April 1982Letter dated 19 March 1982 from Nicaragua to the Secretary-General United States
20 January 1982The situation in the occupied Arab territories United States
31 August 1981Complaint by Angola against South Africa United States
30 April 1981The situation in Namibia France
 United Kingdom
 United States
30 April 1981The situation in Namibia France
 United Kingdom
 United States
30 April 1981The situation in Namibia France
 United Kingdom
 United States
30 April 1981The situation in Namibia France
 United Kingdom
 United States
30 April 1980The question of the exercise by the Palestinian people of its inalienable rights United States
11-13 January 1980Letters dated 22 December 1979 from the USA to the President of the Security Council US and Iran hostage question Soviet Union
7-9 January 1980Letter dated 3 January 1980 from 52 countries to the President of the Security Council Soviet Union
16 March 1979The situation in South-East Asia and its implications for international peace and security China and Viet Nam border dispute Soviet Union
15 January 1979Telegram dated 3 January 1979 from Democratic Kampuchea to the President of the Security Council Soviet Union
31 October 1977The question of South Africa France
 United Kingdom
 United States
31 October 1977The question of South Africa France
 United Kingdom
 United States
31 October 1977The question of South Africa France
 United Kingdom
 United States
15 November 1976Admission of new Members Viet Nam United States
19 October 1976The situation in Namibia France
 United Kingdom
 United States
29 June 1976The question of the exercise by the Palestinian people of its inalienable rights United States
23 June 1976Admission of new Members Angola United States
25 March 1976Request by Libya and Pakistan for consideration of the serious situation arising from recent developments in the occupied Arab territories United States
6 February 1976The situation in the Comoros. Specifically regarding France's sovereignty over the island of Mayotte, and its interference with the 1974 independence referendum. France
26 January 1976The Middle East problem including the Palestinian question United States
8 December 1975The situation in the Middle East United States
30 September 1975Admission of new Members Democratic Republic of Viet-Nam United States
30 September 1975Admission of new Members Republic of South Viet-Nam United States
11 August 1975Admission of new Members Democratic Republic of Viet-Nam United States
11 August 1975Admission of new Members Republic of South Viet-Nam United States
6 June 1975The situation in Namibia France
 United Kingdom
 United States
30 October 1974Relationship between the UN and South Africa France
 United Kingdom
 United States
31 July 1974The situation in Cyprus Soviet Union
26 July 1973The situation in the Middle East United States
22 May 1973Question concerning the situation in Southern Rhodesia United Kingdom
 United States
21 March 1973Consideration of measures for the maintenance and strengthening of peace and security in Latin America United States
29 September 1972Question concerning the situation in Southern Rhodesia United Kingdom
10 September 1972The situation in the Middle East United States
25 August 1972Admission of new Members Bangladesh China
4 February 1972Consideration of questions relating to Africa of which the Security Council is currently seized and implementation of the Council's relevant resolutions the situation in Southern Rhodesia United Kingdom
30 December 1971Question concerning the situation in Southern Rhodesia United Kingdom
13 December 1971Letter dated 12 December 1971 from the USA to the President of the Security Council concerning the India-Pakistan question Soviet Union
5 December 1971Letter dated 4 December 1971 from Argentina, Belgium, Burundi, Italy, Japan, Nicaragua, Somalia, the UK and the USA to the President of the Security Council concerning the India-Pakistan question Soviet Union
4 December 1971Letter dated 4 December 1971 from Argentina, Belgium, Burundi, Italy, Japan, Nicaragua, Somalia, the UK and the USA to the President of the Security Council concerning the India-Pakistan question Soviet Union
10 November 1970Question concerning the situation in Southern Rhodesia United Kingdom
17 March 1970Question concerning the situation in Southern Rhodesia United Kingdom
 United States
22 August 1968Letter dated 21 August 1968 from Canada, Denmark, France, Paraguay, the UK and the USA to the President of the Security Council concerning the situation in Czechoslovakia Soviet Union
4 November 1966The Palestine question Soviet Union
21 December 1964The Palestine question Soviet Union
17 September 1964Letter dated 3 September 1964 from Malaysia to the President of the Security Council Soviet Union
13 September 1963The situation in Southern Rhodesia United Kingdom
3 September 1963The Palestine question Soviet Union
22 June 1962The India-Pakistan question Soviet Union
18 December 1961Letter dated 18 December 1961 from Portugal to the President of the Security Council concerning Goa Soviet Union
30 November 1961Applications for Membership Kuwait Soviet Union
7 July 1961Complaints by Kuwait in respect of the situation arising from the threat by Iraq to the territorial integrity of Kuwait Soviet Union
13 December 1960Letter dated 13 July 1960 from the Secretary-General to the President of the Security Council the situation in the Congo Soviet Union
3-4 December 1960Applications for membership Mauritania Soviet Union
17 September 1960Letter dated 13 July 1960 from the Secretary-General to the President of the Security Council concerning the situation in the Congo Soviet Union
26 July 1960Telegrams dated 13 July 1960 from the USSR to the Secretary-General Soviet Union
26 July 1960Telegrams dated 13 July 1960 from the USSR to the Secretary-General Soviet Union
9 December 1958Admission of new Members Viet-Nam Soviet Union
9 December 1958Admission of new Members Republic of Korea Soviet Union
22 July 1958Letter dated 22 May 1958 from Lebanon and Letter dated 17 July 1958 from Jordan to the President of the Security Council Complaints by Lebanon and Jordan concerning the interference in their internal affairs by the United Arab Republic Soviet Union
18 July 1958Letter dated 22 May 1958 from Lebanon and Letter dated 17 July 1958 from Jordan to the President of the Security Council Complaints by Lebanon and Jordan concerning the interference in their internal affairs by the United Arab Republic Soviet Union
2 May 1958Complaint by USSR in a letter to the President of the Security Council dated 18 April 1958 entitled Urgent measures to put an end to flights by US military aircraft armed with atomic and hydrogen bombs in the direction of the frontiers of the Soviet Union Soviet Union
9 September 1957Admission of new Members Viet-Nam Soviet Union
9 September 1957Admission of new Members Republic of Korea Soviet Union
20 February 1957The India-Pakistan question Soviet Union
4 November 1956Letter dated 27 October 1956 from France, the UK and the USA to the President of the Security Council concerning the situation in Hungary Soviet Union
30 October 1956Letter dated 29 October 1956 from the USA to the President of the Security Council concerning the Palestine question France
 United Kingdom
30 October 1956Letter dated 29 October 1956 from the USA to the President of the Security Council concerning the Palestine question France
 United Kingdom
15 December 1955Admission of new Members Japan Soviet Union
20 June 1954Cablegram dated 19 June 1954 from Guatemala to the President of the Security Council Soviet Union
18 June 1954Letter dated 29 May 1954 from Thailand to the President of the Security Council Soviet Union
29 March 1954The Palestine question Soviet Union
22 January 1954The Palestine question Soviet Union
19 September 1952Admission of new Members Cambodia Soviet Union
19 September 1952Admission of new Members Laos Soviet Union
19 September 1952Admission of new Members Vietnam Soviet Union
18 September 1952Admission of new Members Japan Soviet Union
16 September 1952Admission of new Members Libya Soviet Union
9 July 1952Question of a request for investigation of alleged bacterial warfare Soviet Union
3 July 1952Question of a request for investigation of alleged bacterial warfare Soviet Union
6 February 1952Admission of new Members Italy Soviet Union
30 November 1950Complaint of armed invasion of Taiwan (Formosa); Complaint of aggression upon the Republic of Korea Soviet Union
12 September 1950Complaint of bombing by air forces of the territory of China Soviet Union
6 September 1950Complaint of aggression upon the Republic of Korea Soviet Union
18 October 1949Regulation and reduction of armaments and armed forces Soviet Union
18 October 1949Regulation and reduction of armaments and armed forces Soviet Union
11 October 1949Regulation and reduction of armaments and armed forces Soviet Union
13 September 1949Application for Membership Ceylon Soviet Union
13 September 1949Application for Membership Austria Soviet Union
13 September 1949Application for Membership Ireland Soviet Union
13 September 1949Application for Membership Finland Soviet Union
13 September 1949Application for Membership Italy Soviet Union
13 September 1949Application for Membership Transjordan Soviet Union
13 September 1949Application for Membership Portugal Soviet Union
7 September 1949Application for Membership Nepal Soviet Union
8 April 1949Application for Membership Republic of Korea Soviet Union
15 December 1948Application for Membership Ceylon Soviet Union
25 October 1948Identical notifications dated 29 September 1948 from France, the UK and the USA to the Secretary-General Berlin blockade Soviet Union
18 August 1948Application for Membership Ceylon Soviet Union
22 June 1948Letter dated 26 May 1948 from the Chairman of the Atomic Energy Commission to the President of the Security Council transmitting the Third Report of the Commission Soviet Union
24 May 1948Letter dated 12 Mar 1948 from Chile to the Secretary-General events in Czechoslovakia Soviet Union
24 May 1948Letter dated 12 Mar 1948 from Chile to the Secretary-General events in Czechoslovakia preliminary question Soviet Union
10 April 1948Application for Membership Italy Soviet Union
1 October 1947Application for Membership Italy Soviet Union
1 October 1947Application for Membership Finland Soviet Union
15 September 1947The Greek question concerning the situation in northern, Greece preliminary question Soviet Union
15 September 1947The Greek question concerning the situation in northern Greece Soviet Union
21 August 1947Application for Membership Austria Soviet Union
21 August 1947Application for Membership Italy Soviet Union
19 August 1947The Greek question Greek frontier incidents Soviet Union
19 August 1947The Greek question Greek frontier incidents Soviet Union
18 August 1947Application for Membership Portugal Soviet Union
18 August 1947Application for Membership Ireland Soviet Union
18 August 1947Application for Membership Transjordan Soviet Union
29 July 1947The Greek question Greek frontier incidents Soviet Union
25 March 1947Incidents in the Corfu Channel Soviet Union
20 September 1946Telegram dated 24 August 1946 from the Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic to the Secretary-General. The telegram addresses two issues, the border incidents provoked by the Greek armed forces at the Albanian border, and the aggravation of the situation by the presence of British troops.[3] Soviet Union
29 August 1946Application for Membership Portugal Soviet Union
29 August 1946Application for Membership Ireland Soviet Union
29 August 1946Application for Membership Transjordan Soviet Union
26 June 1946The Spanish question. Specifically, the question of actions to be taken with regards to the Franco regime. Soviet Union
26 June 1946The Spanish question. Specifically, the question of actions to be taken with regards to the Franco regime. Soviet Union
26 June 1946The Spanish question. Specifically, the question of actions to be taken with regards to the Franco regime. Soviet Union
18 June 1946The Spanish question. Specifically, the question of actions to be taken with regards to the Franco regime. Soviet Union
16 February 1946Letter from the Heads of the Lebanese and Syrian delegations to the Secretary-General dated 4 February 1946. The letter was in regard to the withdrawal of French and British troops from their territories.[4][5] Soviet Union

See also