German Ambassador Peter Ammon
Ambassador Peter Ammon
(© German Embassy, Washington, DC / by C. Avril)
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.
Sep 24, 2013
This year’s 56th annual Steuben Parade took place on Sept. 21, highlighting German-American friendship and heritage as the parade animatedly marched through New York City, electrifying a crowd of spectators waving German flags.
Sep 23, 2013
Ambassador Ammon greeted guests as they gathered in Georgetown to watch the election results unfold live. In a celebration of German-American friendship and interests, guests came together to discuss and speculate the meaning of the outcome for the future of Germany’s parliament.
Bundestag Election Party
Aug 28, 2013
The new US Ambassador to Germany, John B. Emerson, was welcomed at the Federal Foreign Office by Foreign Minister Westerwelle Wednesday, two days after Emerson formally presented his credentials to German Federal President Joachim Gauck.
Welcoming New US Ambassador
Jul 26, 2013
Ambassador Ammon hosted a reception for the Board of Trustees, Alumni and 2013 class of the Arthur F. Burns Fellowship. Former US Secretary of State Henry Kissinger was the guest of honor at the event.
Jul 19, 2013
Ambassador Ammon hosted Alice Greyer-Wieninger, Director-General for Infrastructure, Environmental Protection, and Services at the Federal Ministry of Defense, in Washington on July 17, where they discussed German-US relations, examined the military operation, and traded the latest news.
Jul 11, 2013
Ambassador Ammon was invited by the State of Indiana to Indianapolis to meet with Senator Dan Coats and Governor Mike Pence, along with high-ranking members of the business community, Ivy Tech Community College, and other government representatives to discuss the importance of workforce training for growth and investment.
Skills Initiative Indiana
Jul 10, 2013
“Jobs and growth are what we all want and need – and TTIP can deliver them, while fiscal and monetary policy are pretty much – as the Americans say – ‘maxed out.’ But TTIP goes further: It also has fundamental strategic importance. It can provide a blueprint for free, open and fair trade rules globally.”
Jul 5, 2013
“Her commitment to fostering dialogue and better understanding across the Atlantic is legendary,” Ambassador Ammon said in presenting the Knight Commander’s Cross of the Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany to Ambassador Morella.
Ambassador Morella Honored
Jun 27, 2013
50 years after President Kennedy spoke the words “Ich bin ein Berliner”, his speech was not only remembered in Berlin, but also celebrated with a gala evening at the Newseum in Washington DC.
Ambassador Ammon at JFK Anniversary Celebration
Jun 25, 2013
On June 20, Ambassador Peter Ammon welcomed Berlin-based artist Renata Tumarova to the residence. Fourteen works by Tumarova, inspired by Berlin’s big-city atmosphere and vibrancy, will be on display in the “Berlin Bar” during the coming year.