Rolf Mützenich

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Dr. Rolf Mützenich has represented Cologne as a Member of the German Bundestag for the Social Democratic Party (SPD) since 2002. Dr. Rolf Mützenich is the Chairman of the SPD parliamentary group in the German Bundestag.

His work focuses on foreign policy and arms control. His areas of expertise are transatlantic cooperation, Russia, Afghanistan, and the Middle East (with a focus on Iran). Rolf Mützenich previously served as an alternate member on the Foreign Affairs Committee, the Defense Committee, and the Committee on Human Rights and Humanitarian Aid.

From 2009-2013, he was Speaker on Foreign Affairs for the SPD Parliamentary Group in the German Bundestag. He also served as the group’s speaker on disarmament from 2004-2009. Apart from his foreign policy focus, Rolf Mützenich is committed to working with social and youth associations. Rolf Mützenich studied political science, history and economics, and he received a Doctorate from the University of Bremen in 1991.
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