The Institut des Finances Basil Fuleihan is an autonomous public institution operating under the tutelage of the Lebanese Minister of Finance. It contributes to national capacity development in public financial management and governance through training, networking, policy research and publications.
The Institute actively contributes to building financial literacy of youth, facilitates access to information and operates a public library.
Beyond its national mission, the Institute serves as a platform for regional cooperation as it hosts the Secretariat of the GIFT-MENA network of civil service training schools and is a regional training center for the World Customs Organization (WCO).