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.
May 5, 2015
Ambassador Peter Wittig was the keynote speaker at an event honoring the former German President Richard von Weizsäcker, who passed away earlier this year. The event was organized by the German Marshall Fund and John Hopkis University.
"Germany: Facing its History, Facing its Future"
May 5, 2015
Ambassador Wittig spoke at the Art Restitution Ceremony at the State Department, where he accepted five paintings looted during the Second World War on behalf of the German government. "I am thrilled to be able to accept these five beautiful paintings, long believed to be lost, on behalf of their owners, the Anhaltische Gemäldegalerie Dessau and Landgraf Donatus von Hessen," said Ambassador Wittig.
Ambassador Wittig's Speech
May 4, 2015
Ambassador Wittig and his wife, Huberta von Voss-Wittig, hosted The Washington Ballet at their residence on May 1. Their garden was transformed into the perfect backdrop for Swan Lake, which the ballet company performed this season.
Apr 24, 2015
Ambassador Peter Wittig traveled to Los Angeles and San Francisco for meetings. It was his first official visit to the West Coast.
Apr 16, 2015
On Wednesday, April 15, Ambassador Wittig gave his twitter followers a unique picture of his life as German Ambassador to the US. He tweeted behind the scenes pictures, quotes and answered questions from his first to his last appointment.
Mar 20, 2015
| Washington National Opera
Ambassador Wittig and Mrs. Huberta von Voss-Wittig will host this year's Washington National Opera Ball. The ball will be held on Saturday, June 6, 2015, and is a highlight of the city’s cultural, philanthropic, and social season.
2015 Opera Ball
Mar 19, 2015
The evening honored 10 women who are shaping society by fostering real change in Washington and brought together guests from politics, business, the arts and journalism.
Washington Power List
Mar 10, 2015
Ambassador Peter Wittig traveled to Charlotte, North Carolina last week on the invitation of the Honorary Consul and CEO of Nirosteel, Klaus Becker. While there, he toured the Siemens manufacturing facility, Central Piedmond Community College and attended the German Opera Gala.
Ambassador in Charlotte
Feb 19, 2015
"I believe, we are right to exhaust all the means of diplomacy and to go the extra mile. And it is good to know that the U.S. is going that extra mile together with us."
Symposium on Statecraft
Jan 26, 2015
Topics included the results of the national election in Greece and the crisis in Ukraine, among others, in the interview by Mark Crumpton on "Bottom Line."
Wittig on Bloomberg TV