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U.N. Security Council: U.S. Vetoes of Resolutions Critical to Israel

(1972 - Present)

Recognition of Palestine as a state and full member of the UN Draft April 18, 2024
Demand for a ceasefire in fighting in Gaza S/2024/173 February 20, 2024
Call for ceasefire in fighting in Gaza S/2023/970 December 8, 2023
Call for Immediate, Durable and Fully Respected Humanitarian Ceasefire S/2023/773 October 18, 2023
Condemning Israeli Violence Against Protestors During the Great March of Return S/2018/516 June 1, 2018
Concerning U.S. Recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's Capital S/2017/1060 December 18, 2017
Condemning Israeli Settlements Established Since 1967 as Illegal
February 18, 2011
Calling Israel To Halt Gaza Operation
November 11, 2006
Calling Israel To Halt Gaza Operation
July 13, 2006
Calling Israel To Halt Gaza Operation
October 5, 2004
Condemning Israel for Killing Hamas Leader Ahmed Yassin
March 25, 2004
Seeking to Bar Israel from Extending Security Fence
October 14, 2003
Demanding Israel Halt Threats to Expel Yasser Arafat
September 16, 2003
Condemning Israeli Killing UN employees of World Food Programme
December 20, 2002
Demanding Immediate Cessation of Israeli-Palestinian Violence
December 14, 2001
Calling for UN Observers Force in West Bank & Gaza
March 27, 2001
Demanding Israel Cease Construction of Settlements in East Jerusalem
March 21, 1997
Calling Israeli authorities to Refrain from All Settlement Activity
March 7, 1997
Confirming Israeli Expropriation of Land in East Jerusalem as Invalid
May 17, 1995
Commission to Investigate Murder of Seven Palestinian Workers
May 31, 1990
Deploring Israeli Policies and Practices in the Occupied Territories
November 7, 1989
Condemning Israeli Policies and Practices in the Occupied Territories
June 8, 1989
Deploring Israeli Policies and Practices in the Occupied Territories
February 17, 1989
Deploring Israeli Attack Against Lebanese Territory on December 9
December 14, 1988
Condemning Invasion by Israeli Forces of Southern Lebanon
May 10, 1988
Urging Israel to Abide by the Fourth Geneva Convention
April 15, 1988
Calling on Israel to Accept Applicability of 4th Geneva Convention
February 1, 1988
Deploring Repeated Israeli Attacks Against Lebanese Territory
January 18, 1988
Condemning Israeli Interception of Libyan Plane
February 6, 1986
Calling on Israel to Respect Muslim Holy Places
January 30, 1986
Condemning Israeli Practices Against Civilians in Southern Lebanon
January 17, 1986
Deploring Repressive Measures by Israel Against Arab Population
September 13, 1985
Condemning Israeli Actions Against Civilians in Southern Lebanon
March 12, 1985
Calls for Israel Respect of Lebanese Sovereignty & Independence
September 6, 1984
Determining Israeli Settlement Construction as Illegal
August 2, 1983
Condemning Israel for Not Implementing Res.'s 516 & 517
August 6, 1982
Demanding Immediate Cessation of Hostilities in Lebanon
June 26, 1982
Calling on Israel to Withdraw Forces from Lebanon
June 8, 1982
Condemning Aggression on the Temple Mount
April 20, 1982
Denouncing Israeli Contravention of Fourth Geneva Convention
April 2, 1982
Calling for Nullification of Israeli Occupation of Golan Heights
January 20, 1982
Exercise of Inalienable Rights by the Palestinians
April 30, 1980
Affirming Palestinian Right of Return and Sovereignty in Palestine
June 29, 1976
Calling on Israel to Uphold Protection of Holy Places
March 25, 1976
Calling on Israel to Withdraw from All Palestinian Territories
January 26, 1976
Condemning Israel for Air Strikes Against Lebanon
December 8, 1975
Deploring Israel's Continued Occupation of Palestinian Territories
July 26, 1973
Complaint over Israeli Aggression Against Lebanon
September 10, 1972

Source: Security Council - Veto List,