German Ambassador Peter Ammon
Ambassador Peter Ammon
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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.
Feb 14, 2014
Excerpts from Ambassasador Peter Ammon's speech at the German Conference at Harvard University: "My appeal to our American friends here is: While debating among yourselves how to protect the privacy rights of Americans and how to strike the right balance between liberty and security, don’t forget about us.
Ammon at Harvard
Jan 29, 2014
We've collected all the tweets, photos and news reports on Ambassador Ammon's recent visit to California, where he spoke to leaders in business, government and education from San Diego to San Francisco about TTIP, the Skills Initiative and German innovation.
Ambassador Ammon in California
Dec 23, 2013
"I wish you all a wonderful season and a good, healthy, and peaceful 2014!"
Dec 17, 2013
"We need the openness to think new thoughts and to embolden courageous pragmatists with a feeling for detail and for the big picture. Why can’t we be ambitious with our dreams: A global free market economy that will automatically steer the world towards more democracy?"
Speech at American Council on Germany
Dec 11, 2013
More than 200 Advent wreaths, 30 gingerbread houses, and innumerable cakes of all shapes and sizes awaited the nearly 2,000 visitors to this year’s Christmas Market at the German School Washington D.C. on Saturday, December 7.
Annual Christmas Market
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