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.
Aug 19, 2014
Ambassador Peter Wittig gave an interview with Brian Gallagher of USA Today this week. In the interview, Ambassador Wittig called the Ukraine crisis a "watershed moment" for East-West relations.
Wittig USA Today Interview
Jul 30, 2014
Seventy-five young American professionals ages 18-24 had the opportunity to engage German Ambassador Peter Wittig in a Q&A on Capitol Hill yesterday as part of their orientation for the 31st year of the Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange (CBYX).
CBYX @ 30
Jun 24, 2014
Ambassador Wittig and his wife, Huberta von Voss-Wittig, hosted their first book salon at the Residence this week. It was the first in a book salon series that will take place in the Ambassador’s Residence.
Jun 19, 2014
Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen met with US Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel at the Pentagon on June 19, during what was her first visit to the United States as head of the Defense Ministry.
Defense Minister in USA
Jun 18, 2014
Since the program's founding, alumni of the Robert Bosch Stiftung fellowship have stood out for their professional achievements and passion, Ambassador Wittig said at a reception he hosted to celebrate the anniversary.
Bosch Fellowship 30th Anniversary
Jun 11, 2014
Ambassador Wittig was the featured speaker at a roundtable discussion with German company representatives active in the United States on June 6.
Visit to RGIT
Jun 3, 2014
Ambassador Peter Wittig met with Iowa Lieutenant Governor Kim Reynolds in Washington last week to discuss skills training. A week later, Iowa Governor signs the Iowa Apprenticeship and Job Training Act.
Iowa Apprenticeship and Job Training Act
May 30, 2014
In his function as Germany’s Permanent Observer to the Organization of American States (OAS), Ambassador Peter Wittig met this week with OAS Secretary General José Miguel Insulza.
Ambassador at OAS
May 21, 2014
Ambassador Peter Wittig presented his letter of credence as Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany to President Barack Obama in a ceremony at the White House.
Presentation of Credentials
May 7, 2014
"The economic connection between our two countries, in other words, the trade and investment relationship, will be a key priority for me," Ambassador Wittig said at the German American Business Council's annual event at the Hay Adams Hotel in Washington, DC.