German Ambassador Peter Ammon
Ambassador Peter Ammon
(© German Embassy, Washington, DC / by C. Avril)
Ambassador Peter Ammon 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.
Dec 6, 2013
Ambassador Peter Ammon visited the Volkswagen US Headquarters in Herndon, Virginia this week. He took a test drive of the VW XL1, which is one of the most lightweight and fuel efficient vehicles ever designed.
Ambassador Visits VW
Nov 27, 2013
In their very personal and moving speeches, the two underscored both the successful history of the Bundeswehr, founded in 1955, and the special relationship between Germany and the United States.
Anniversary of Bundeswehr Founding
Nov 27, 2013
The award from the journal on Jewish culture, politics and religion would inspire him to continue working for the future of German-Jewish relations, Ambassador Ammon said.
Moment Magazine Award
Nov 24, 2013
"It also inspires me all the more to continue working for what is so important to me and for what has time and again shaped my work especially here in Washington: That is, to work for the future of German-Jewish relations."
Nov 14, 2013
On Thursday, German Ambassador Peter Ammon visited the German-American Friendship Garden on the National Mall, which has been restored with 2,000 new plants, trees and shrubs that can be found on both sides of the Atlantic.
Ambassador Visits Friendship Garden
Nov 7, 2013
Speaking at the Holocaust Museum in commemoration of Kristallnacht, German Ambassador Peter Ammon paid tribute to the Jewish community and emphasized the importance of remembrance to the German identity.
Ambassador Ammon at the Holocaust Museum
Oct 8, 2013
Ambassador Peter Ammon visited Philadelphia this week to attend the annual meeting of the International Economic Development Council, where he was keynote speaker. He met with German business leaders in Pennsylvania and reiterated the importance of re-opening TTIP negotiations.
Ambassador Visits Philadelphia
Oct 4, 2013
On a mild evening on October 3, about 2,500 American and German guests gathered in the terraced garden of the Ambassador’s Residence to celebrate the Day of German Unity, Germany’s national holiday. It was a night to celebrate the vibrant German-American friendship in an evening filled with good music, good food and good relationships.
Unity Celebration 2013
Oct 4, 2013
"For over a quarter-century, we have paid tribute on this day to the contributions which German immigrants have made to the development of the United States," said Ambassador Ammon.
Sep 24, 2013
This year’s 56th annual Steuben Parade took place on Sept. 21, highlighting German-American friendship and heritage as the parade animatedly marched through New York City, electrifying a crowd of spectators waving German flags.