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.
Jul 19, 2017
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.
Jul 14, 2017
"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.
Air Force Rescue
Jun 1, 2017
"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.
May 5, 2017
"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.
Wall Street Journal Op-Ed
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.
Ambassador Wittig in Cincinnati
Sep 8, 2015
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.
Storify: Ambassador Wittig in Cincinnati
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