There are many "firsts" in the Annual Report 2012. It is the first to work with IRC's new Monitoring & Learning system; the first to report against IRC's four business goals; the first to address the reporting requirements of both DGIS and the INGO Accountability Charter; and the first to provide links to selected web features and articles.
- The introduction discusses IRC's new focus and revitalised efforts.
- The highlights section gives a brief overview of IRC's main achievements in 2012.
- Adoption of a Service Delivery Approach (Goal 1) - the uptake and use of service delivery concepts by other actors are helping IRC in achieving its vision.
- Sector Adoption of Learning and Adaptation (Goal 2) - IRC wants the sector to adopt a strong learning and adaptive approach to service delivery.
- Aid Effectiveness (Goal 3) - IRC is working towards improved aid effectiveness.
- Inter-Sectoral Dialogue and Alignment (Goal 4) - IRC actively pursues inter-sectoral collaboration and dialogue.