Konstantin von Notz

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Konstantin von Notz
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Member of the Bundestag
Assumed office
27 September 2009
ConstituencyLauenburg/ Stormarn-Süd, Schleswig-Holstein
Deputy Mayor of Mölln
Assumed office
June 2013
Personal details
Born21 January 1971
Mölln, West Germany
(now Germany)
Political partyAlliance '90/The Greens

Konstantin von Notz (born 21 January 1971 in Mölln) is a German lawyer and politician of the Alliance '90/The Greens party.

Early life and education[edit]

Born as one of two sons of Friedhelm von Notz, Konstantin grew up in Hamburg and Frankfurt am Main. He studied law at Heidelberg University between 1993 and 1998.

Political career[edit]

Von Notz has been a member of the German Bundestag since the 2009 national elections. In his first legislative term from 2009 until 2013, he served on the Committee on Internal Affairs and was his parliamentary group's spokesperson on internal affairs and digital policy.

Following the 2013 elections, von Notz was appointed vice-chairman of his parliamentary group, under the leadership of co-chairs Katrin Göring-Eckardt and Anton Hofreiter. In this capacity, he served as coordinator of the group’s legislative initiatives on internal and legal affairs and as spokesperson on digital policy. He also leads the Green Party's parliamentary group within the German Parliamentary Committee investigating the NSA spying scandal and the Committee on the Digital Agenda.[1] Since 2018, he has been a member of the Parliamentary Oversight Panel (PKGr), which provides parliamentary oversight of Germany’s intelligence services BND, BfV and MAD. He also joined the Committee on the Election of Judges (Wahlausschuss), which is in charge of appointing judges to the Federal Constitutional Court of Germany.

In addition to his committee assignments, von Notz has been serving as deputy chairman of the Parliamentary Friendship Group for Relations with the Baltic States since 2009.

Under the umbrella of the German parliaments’ godparenthood program for human rights activists, von Notz has been raising awareness for the work of persecuted Cuban dissident Antonio Rodiles since 2013.[2]

In the negotiations to form a so-called traffic light coalition of the Social Democrats (SPD), the Green Party and the FDP following the 2021 federal elections, von Notz led his party's delegation in the working group on homeland security and civil rights; his co-chairs from the other parties are Christine Lambrecht and Wolfgang Kubicki.[3]

Other activities[edit]

  • Stiftung Datenschutz, Member of the Strategic Advisory Board[4]
  • Heinrich Böll Foundation, Member of the Members Assembly (since 2009)
  • Liquid Democracy, Member of the Board of Trustees (since 2009)
  • Otto von Bismarck Foundation, Member of the Board of Trustees[5]
  • Transparency International, Member
  • Deutsche Telekom, Member of the Data Privacy Advisory Board (2009-2013)
  • Zukunftsforum Öffentliche Sicherheit, Chairman of the Advisory Board (2009-2013)


  1. ^ Dr. Konstantin von Notz, Bündnis 90/Die Grünen, Bundestag.de, in German
  2. ^ Einsatz für einen inhaftierten kubanischen Blogger Deutscher Bundestag, August 13, 2013.
  3. ^ Andreas Apetz and Thomas Kaspar (October 22, 2021), Ampel-Koalition: Alle Verantwortlichen, AGs und Themen im Überblick Frankfurter Rundschau.
  4. ^ Advisory Board Stiftung Datenschutz.
  5. ^ "Board of Trustees". Archived from the original on 2018-08-04. Retrieved 2018-08-04.

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