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 | | Ambassador Wittig Hosts Celebration of the Day of German Unity

    Day of German Unity

    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 19, 2014 | | Daniel Kehlmann Discusses “F: A Novel” at Second Berliner Salon


    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.

    Berliner Salon
  • Jun 24, 2014 | | First Book Salon a Success at the Residence

    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.

    Book Salon
  • Jun 11, 2014 | | Ambassador Wittig Visits Representative of German Industry and Trade

    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.

    Visit to RGIT
  • May 21, 2014 | | Ambassador Wittig Presents Credentials to President Obama

    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.

    Presentation of Credentials
  • May 7, 2014 | | Remarks by Ambassador Wittig at GABC 'Maifest'

    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.

    GABC 'Maifest'
  • Nov 14, 2013 | | Ambassador Ammon Visits German-American Friendship Garden After Restoration

    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 Visits Friendship Garden
  • Sep 24, 2013 | | The German-American Community Marches Through New York in Annual Steuben Parade


    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.

    Steuben Parade
  • Nov 12, 2005 | | Gold Band Project Comes to Washington

    yellow ribbon

    Ambassador Wittig and the head of the Embassy defense Attaché, Brigadier General Dirk Backen, joined the Gold Band project this week at the Embassy. They yellow ribbons that will be sent overseas as a show of support for German troops.

    Yellow Ribbon Project

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