CHAPTER 6: Section 1 Changes
Veto statistics adjusted to show votes on issues of international peace and security
18 October 2023
Since 2000, there has been a marked resurgence in the use of the veto. A total of 45 draft resolutions relating to international peace and security, in connection with twelve situations, have not been adopted owing to the negative vote of at least one permanent member . . .
Vetoes, insufficient votes and competing draft resolutions accentuate divisions within the Council
Updated on 16 October 2023
Since 2000, and especially since 2010, there has been a marked increase in divisive votes in the Security Council,
which reflects the fact that some Council members are now less willing to shield the Council's divisions from
public view. In part, this reflects the polarizing nature of some key items more recently before the Council . . .