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.

Ambassador Peter Wittig meets OAS Secretary General José Miguel Insulza

May 30, 2014 |
OAS Meeting

In his function as Germany’s Permanent Observer to the Organization of American States (OAS), Ambassador Peter Wittig met this week with OAS Secretary General José Miguel Insulza.

Ambassador Wittig Presents Credentials to President Obama

May 21, 2014 |
President Obama and Ambassador Wittig

Ambassador Peter Wittig presented his letter of credence as Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany to President Barack Obama in a ceremony at the White House.

Remarks by Ambassador Wittig at GABC 'Maifest'

May 7, 2014 |
Ambassador Peter Wittig

"The economic connection between our two countries, in other words, the trade and investment relationship, will be a key priority for me," Ambassador Wittig said at the German American Business Council's annual event at the Hay Adams Hotel in Washington, DC.

Meeting in DC: Merkel and Obama in Agreement Over Ukraine

May 2, 2014 | Press and Information Office of the Federal Government
Oval Office meeting

Germany and the USA intend to do all they can to support preparations for the elections in Ukraine. The two nations are to engage in a cyber dialogue on data security, underscored Chancellor Merkel and President Obama after their meeting at the White House.

Coverage of Chancellor Merkel's Visit to Washington

May 1, 2014 |
Obama and Merkel in Berlin

We're following news and social media coverage of Chancellor Merkel's visit to Washington, DC, on May 1 and 2, on our Storify page.

Ambassador Peter Wittig Starts His Work in Washington

Apr 30, 2014 |
Ambassador Peter Wittig

Ambassador Peter Wittig has begun his work in Washington, DC. He was most recently Permanent Representative of Germany to the United Nations in New York.

Chancellor Merkel to Visit Washington on May 1 and 2

Apr 25, 2014 |
Obama and Merkel in Berlin in 2013

Chancellor Angela Merkel will travel to Washington, DC, on Thursday and Friday, May 1 and 2, for a working visit on the invitation of President Barack Obama.

Farewell Reception for Ambassador Ammon at State Department

Apr 15, 2014 |
Farewell Reception at Department of State

The Acting Chief of Protocol at the State Department, Natalie Jones, hosted a farewell reception on April 9 for Ambassador Peter Ammon and his wife, Marliese Heimann-Ammon.

German-American Friendship Garden on the National Mall Ceremoniously Rededicated

Apr 14, 2014 |
GAFG Rededication

German Ambassador Peter Ammon joined 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.

Skills Initiative: Workshop on Expanding Apprenticeships in the US

Apr 10, 2014 |
Workshop on expanding apprenticeship programs

Ambassador Ammon and former US Ambassador to Germany Murphy joined Center for American Progress President Tanden, to chair a workshop at CAP about expanding apprenticeship programs in the United States.

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