A. Z. M. Saleh, Research & Programme Associate, Unnayan Onneshan, attends the Sixteenth Sustainable Development Conference titled "Creating Momentum: Today is Tomorrow" held from 10 - 12 December 2013 in Islamabad, Pakistan. The conference has been convened by The Sustainable Development Policy Institute (SDPI) which provides the global sustainable development community with representation from Pakistan as well as South Asia as a whole. Saleh presented the topic on ‘Economic Empowerment of Rural Women in Bangladesh En route to Achieving Sustainable Development under the panel Gender Equality: A Road to Sustainable Development. In this Conference, researchers, academicians, scientists, policy makers and experts from different fields recommended policy interventions and present workable solutions to the emerging challenges related to sustainable development.