German Ambassador Peter Ammon

Ambassador Peter Ammon Enlarge image 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.

Moment Magazine Honors Ambassador Ammon

Nov 27, 2013 |
Ambassador Ammon

The award from the journal on Jewish culture, politics and religion would inspire him to continue working for the future of German-Jewish relations, Ambassador Ammon said.

Ambassador Ammon Speaks at Moment Magazine Ceremony

Nov 24, 2013 |
Washington DC Skyline, (c) Larsen

"It also inspires me all the more to continue working for what is so important to me and for what has time and again shaped my work especially here in Washington: That is, to work for the future of German-Jewish relations."

Ambassador Ammon Visits German-American Friendship Garden After Restoration

Nov 14, 2013 |
Ambassador Ammon at the German-American Friendship Garden

On Thursday, German Ambassador Peter Ammon visited the German-American Friendship Garden on the National Mall, which has been restored with 2,000 new plants, trees and shrubs that can be found on both sides of the Atlantic.

Ambassador Ammon Commemorates Kristallnacht at the Holocaust Museum

Nov 7, 2013 |
Kristallnacht speech

Speaking at the Holocaust Museum in commemoration of Kristallnacht, German Ambassador Peter Ammon paid tribute to the Jewish community and emphasized the importance of remembrance to the German identity.

Ambassador Ammon Speaks at Former Treasury Secretary Blumenthal’s Book Presentation

Oct 21, 2013 |
Ambassador Peter Ammon

"In From Exile to Washington, Sec. Michael Blumenthal presents us with the journey through an exceptional life, one that mirrors the unprecedented crises as well as the mind-boggling wonders of the 20th century."

Ambassador Ammon was Keynote Speaker at the International Economic Development Council Annual Meeting

Oct 8, 2013 |
Ambassador Peter Ammon

Ambassador Peter Ammon visited Philadelphia this week to attend the annual meeting of the International Economic Development Council, where he was keynote speaker. He met with German business leaders in Pennsylvania and reiterated the importance of re-opening TTIP negotiations.

Ambassador Ammon Hosts Celebration of Day of German Unity

Oct 4, 2013 |
Ambassador Peter Ammon at the podium with Marliese Heimann-Ammon

On a mild evening on October 3, about 2,500 American and German guests gathered in the terraced garden of the Ambassador’s Residence to celebrate the Day of German Unity, Germany’s national holiday. It was a night to celebrate the vibrant German-American friendship in an evening filled with good music, good food and good relationships.

Ambassador Ammon on German-American Day 2013

Oct 4, 2013 |
Flags of the United States and Germany

"For over a quarter-century, we have paid tribute on this day to the contributions which German immigrants have made to the development of the United States," said Ambassador Ammon.

The German-American Community Marches Through New York in Annual Steuben Parade

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.

German Embassy Hosts Election Viewing Party in Washington

Sep 23, 2013 |
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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.

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