Peter Wittig

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Peter Wittig (born 11 August 1954) is a German diplomat and has been Germany's Ambassador to the United States since April 30, 2014.[1]

Previously, Wittig was Germany's Permanent Representative to the United Nations since December 2009.[2]

Since joining the German foreign service in 1982, Wittig has served as German Ambassador to Lebanon and to Cyprus. Wittig has served twice as the President of the United Nations Security Council, once in July 2011[3] and again in September 2012.[4]

Wittig studied at the University of Bonn, the University of Freiburg, Canterbury Christ Church University, and the University of Oxford. He has taught as an Assistant Professor at the University of Freiburg.

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  1. ^ "Ambassador Peter Wittig Starts His Work in Washington". German Missions in the United States. Retrieved 1 May 2014. 
  2. ^ "Ambassador Peter Wittig Starts His Work in Washington". German Missions in the United States. Retrieved 1 May 2014. 
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  4. ^ http://www.un.org/News/Press/docs//2012/sc10757.doc.htm

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