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.

Celebrating Successful Restoration of German-American Friendship Garden on April 11

Apr 7, 2014 |
German-American Friendship Garden

German Ambassador Peter Ammon will join Robert Vogel, Superintendent of the National Mall and Memorial Parks, in marking the restoration of the German-American Friendship Garden on the grounds of the Washington Monument on Friday, April 11, at 3 p.m.

Ambassador Ammon Hosted Business Leaders and Congressmen in the Residence

Apr 2, 2014 |
Ambassador Ammon

Ambassador Peter Ammon hosted a dinner event at his residence on April 1 with Ulrich Grillo, President of the Federation of German Industries, and Dr. Eric Schweitzer, President of the Association of German Chambers of Commerce and Industry.

Ambassaor Ammon Presents Skills Initiative to US CEOs

Mar 19, 2014 |

Ambassador Peter Ammon attended a Business Roundtable discussion on March 19 where he presented the Skills Initiative to a group of CEOs and business leaders. The meeting was chaired by Rex W. Tillerson, Chairman and CEO of Exxon Mobil Corporation and attended by many prominet CEOs of US companies.

New Exhibition on Jewish Berliners in Weimar Germany in Ambassador’s Residence

Mar 19, 2014 |

Ambassador Ammon opened a new exhibition curated by the Leo Baeck Institute at his residence in Washington on Monday, March 17.

Ambassador Ammon on CNN with French and British Ambassadors

Mar 18, 2014 | / CNN
German, French, British Ambassadors on CNN

Ambassador Peter Ammon, French Ambassador Delattre and British Ambassador Westmacott spoke with CNN's Candy Crowley on "State of the Union" on March 16 about Europe and the West's response to the referendum in Crimea.

Ambassasador Peter Ammon Opened German Conference at Harvard University

Feb 14, 2014 |
Ammon Harvard

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.

Ambassador Ammon Speaks to Business, Policy and Education Leaders in California

Jan 29, 2014 |
Visiting UC Merced in Central Valley with Rep. Costa

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.

Holiday Greeting from Ambassador Peter Ammon

Dec 23, 2013 |
Ambassador Ammon and Mrs. Heimann-Ammon

"I wish you all a wonderful season and a good, healthy, and peaceful 2014!"

Ambassador Ammon: "Toward a Transatlantic Renaissance"

Dec 17, 2013 |
German-American Friendship

"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?"

Ambassador Opens Christmas Market at the German School Washington DC

Dec 11, 2013 |
Opening the Christmas Market at the German School Washington DC

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.

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