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.
Dec 21, 2015
Ambassador Peter Wittig and his wife, Huberta von Voss-Wittig, wish you a Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays!
Dec 9, 2015
Ambassador Wittig presented American broadcaster and American Academy in Berlin fellow Tom Brokaw the Officer’s Cross of the Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany, in recognition of his contributions to transatlantic and German-American relations.
High Honor for Tom Brokaw
Nov 30, 2015
"This is our opportunity to bring the world together in securing a lasting, global solution to one of the most important issues of our generation," the Ambassadors of France, the EU, the United Kingdom and Germany write in The Hill ahead of the Paris Climate Change Conference.
Joint Article in The Hill
Nov 30, 2015
Ambassador Wittig films a monthly video on current events in Germany and the US. With the Paris Climate Conference beginning, the focus this month is on climate change and Germany's energy transition.
A Message From the Ambassador
Nov 24, 2015
Ambassador Peter Wittig has written a blog post published in the Huffington Post on the upcoming Climate Conference in Paris.
Huffington Post Blog
Nov 18, 2015
The Second German-American Dialogue on China took place this week in Washington, DC. Organized by the German Embassy and the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS).
Dialogue on China
Nov 16, 2015
On November 12, the Bundeswehr in Washington, DC celebrated three anniversaries simultaneously: the 60th anniversary of the founding of the Bundeswehr, the 50th anniversary of the Bundeswehr USA/Canada Command in Washington, and the 25th anniversary of integration of the East German military into the Bundeswehr.
German Armed Forces Day
Nov 10, 2015
Ambassador Peter Wittig welcomed nearly 100 guests to his residence for lunch on November 9 to mark the 77th anniversary of the Night of Broken Glass. Guests included students from local high schools and universities, historians, and, most importantly, survivors of the Holocaust.
Night of Broken Glass
Oct 22, 2015
Ambassador Wittig and his wife, Huberta von Voss-Wittig, are featured in the October 2015 issue of Washington Life magazine on "Modern Diplomacy" and Embassy Row.
Washington Life Feature
Oct 8, 2015
Thousands of people came out to celebrate the 25th anniversary of German Unity with Federal President Gauck and German Ambassador Wittig on October 6. White House Chief of Staff Denis McDonough was there as the US guest of honor.
German Unity in DC