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 Interview With USA Today

Aug 19, 2014 |
Wittig USA Today

Ambassador Peter Wittig gave an interview with Brian Gallagher of USA Today this week. In the interview, Ambassador Wittig called the Ukraine crisis a "watershed moment" for East-West relations.

Ambassador Wittig, U.S. Reps Underscore Importance of Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange

Jul 30, 2014 |
Ambassador Wittig speaks to 75 American young professionals about to head to Germany on the CBYX exchange program.

Seventy-five young American professionals ages 18-24 had the opportunity to engage German Ambassador Peter Wittig in a Q&A on Capitol Hill yesterday as part of their orientation for the 31st year of the Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange (CBYX).

First Book Salon a Success at the Residence

Jun 24, 2014 |
Book Salon

Ambassador Wittig and his wife, Huberta von Voss-Wittig, hosted their first book salon at the Residence this week. It was the first in a book salon series that will take place in the Ambassador’s Residence.

Defense Minister von der Leyen Meets with Secretary Hagel

Jun 19, 2014 |
Secretary Hagel and Minister von der Leyen

Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen met with US Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel at the Pentagon on June 19, during what was her first visit to the United States as head of the Defense Ministry.

Bosch Foundation Fellowship for Young American Leaders Turns 30

Jun 18, 2014 |
30th anniversary of Bosch foundation fellowship

Since the program's founding, alumni of the Robert Bosch Stiftung fellowship have stood out for their professional achievements and passion, Ambassador Wittig said at a reception he hosted to celebrate the anniversary.

Ambassador Wittig Visits Representative of German Industry and Trade

Jun 11, 2014 |
Ambassador Wittig at RGIT

Ambassador Wittig was the featured speaker at a roundtable discussion with German company representatives active in the United States on June 6.

Iowa Governor Signs Apprenticeship and Job Training Act

Jun 3, 2014 |
auto industry

Ambassador Peter Wittig met with Iowa Lieutenant Governor Kim Reynolds in Washington last week to discuss skills training. A week later, Iowa Governor signs the Iowa Apprenticeship and Job Training Act.

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.

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