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.
Oct 2, 2014
Aroung 2,600 guests joined Ambassador Peter Wittig and his wife Huberta von Voss-Wittig on October 1 to celebrate the Day of German Unity. The guest of honor was American icon Tom Brokaw, who has had a special connection to Germany ever since he witnessed and reported live on the fall of the Berlin Wall 25 years ago.
Day of German Unity
Sep 26, 2014
Ambassador Peter Wittig and the Parliamentary State Secretary Annette Widmann-Mauz of the Federal Ministry of Health attended the Global Health Security Agenda conference on Ebola today at the White House. Germany has thus far contributed a total of approximately 82 million US dollars to the fight against Ebola.
Global Health Meeting
Sep 22, 2014
Ambassador Peter Wittig was interviewed for the weekend edition of All Things Considered last week. He spoke with host Arun Rath about ISIS, Syria, and Germany’s role in the global security alliance.
Sep 19, 2014
Ambassador Dr. Peter Wittig and Huberta von Voss-Wittig hosted their second Berliner Salon at the Residence this week. Daniel Kehlmann, bestselling author of “Measuring the World,” “Fame,” and “Me and Kaminski” was the featured author of the event.
Aug 25, 2014
Ambassador Peter Wittig will be in Berlin all week for the annual Ambassadors’ Conference hosted by the Federal Foreign Office. Foreign Minister Steinmeier and Swiss President Didier Burkhalter officially opened the conference on Monday.
Aug 19, 2014
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.
Wittig USA Today Interview
Jul 30, 2014
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).
CBYX @ 30
Jun 24, 2014
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.
Jun 19, 2014
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.
Defense Minister in USA
Jun 18, 2014
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.
Bosch Fellowship 30th Anniversary