German Ambassador Peter Wittig

Ambassador Peter Wittig is Germany's highest-ranking representative to the US government. He represents German interests in the United States and works to foster and deepen German-American relations in the political, economic and cultural spheres.

Team Germany Places 5th in First Global Robotics Challenge

Jul 19, 2017 |
Team Germany at First Global robotics challenge in Washington, DC

A team of eleventh-graders from Stuttgart and their robot, "Werner," placed 5th out of 162 teams from all over the world at the First Global robotics challenge.

Thank You to US Air Force for Rescuing German Citizens off Coast of Florida

Jul 14, 2017 |
Preparing to dive into the ocean

"Your rescue forces performed a remarkable feat, thus adding yet another, especially impressive act to the countless examples of friendship between our two nations,” Ambassador Wittig writes in a letter to Secretary of the Air Force Wilson.

Ambassador Wittig on PBS NewsHour: Good and Productive Relationship

Jun 1, 2017 |
Ambassador Wittig on PBS NewsHour

"The chancellor has been committed to transatlantic relations, to a friendship with the U.S. right from the start of her career as few other leaders have been," Ambassador Wittig said in the interview with anchor Judy Woodruff.

Ambassador Wittig: Dual Education - A Competitor to College

May 5, 2017 |
Worker in a protective mask works on vehicles

"The success of the German apprenticeship model builds on the conviction that it is an equivalent alternative to college education," Ambassador Wittig writes in a Wall Street Journal op-ed.

Ambassador Wittig Visits Cincinnati

Sep 8, 2015 |

Every year, the Cincinnati Reds host Redstoberfest, a German Heritage Day celebration at Great American Ballpark. The Reds provide a giveaway - usually a beer "stein" - and fans come dressed in lederhosen and carrying German flags. Ambassador Peter Wittig attended the festivities this year.

Social Media on the Ambassador's Trip to Cincinnati

Sep 8, 2015 |
Ambassador Wittig

Ambassador Peter Wittig visited Cincinnati over the weekend and took a tour of the Contemporary Arts Center and the Over-The-Rhine neighborhood. Here is the social media from his visit.

The Ambassador

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