The Department of Environment, the Ministry of Environment and Forests of Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh has prepared the National Sustainable Development Strategy (NSDS) for Bangladesh. The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), Bangkok has provided financial and technical support. The formulation process has incorporated consultative and participatory approaches which have begun through a two-day inception cum training workshop in Dhaka in 2007. The guideline used for preparation of the NSDS for Bangladesh was developed by UNEP. This guideline has been taken as primary guiding document which defined the principles, functions, role and elements of NSDS. It has also suggested process in managing the sustainable development polices and actions.