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.

First Book Salon a Success at the Residence

Jun 24, 2014 | Germany.info
Book Salon

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.

Defense Minister von der Leyen Meets with Secretary Hagel

Jun 19, 2014 | Germany.info
Secretary Hagel and Minister von der Leyen

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.

Bosch Foundation Fellowship for Young American Leaders Turns 30

Jun 18, 2014 | Germany.info
30th anniversary of Bosch foundation fellowship

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.

Ambassador Wittig Visits Representative of German Industry and Trade

Jun 11, 2014 | Germany.info
Ambassador Wittig at RGIT

Ambassador Wittig was the featured speaker at a roundtable discussion with German company representatives active in the United States on June 6.

Iowa Governor Signs Apprenticeship and Job Training Act

Jun 3, 2014 | Germany.info
auto industry

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.

Ambassador Peter Wittig meets OAS Secretary General José Miguel Insulza

May 30, 2014 | Germany.info
OAS Meeting

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 Wittig Presents Credentials to President Obama

May 21, 2014 | Germany.info
President Obama and Ambassador Wittig

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.

Remarks by Ambassador Wittig at GABC 'Maifest'

May 7, 2014 | Germany.info
Ambassador Peter Wittig

"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.

Meeting in DC: Merkel and Obama in Agreement Over Ukraine

May 2, 2014 | Press and Information Office of the Federal Government
Oval Office meeting

Germany and the USA intend to do all they can to support preparations for the elections in Ukraine. The two nations are to engage in a cyber dialogue on data security, underscored Chancellor Merkel and President Obama after their meeting at the White House.

Coverage of Chancellor Merkel's Visit to Washington

May 1, 2014 | Germany.info
Obama and Merkel in Berlin

We're following news and social media coverage of Chancellor Merkel's visit to Washington, DC, on May 1 and 2, on our Storify page.

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