Website account set up and access

A user account is required to use various features of the website.

An account can be created by visiting and entering the required information. Note that your password will be generated and sent to you by e-mail. Please check your spam mailbox in case the email was sent there instead of the inbox.

All registered users have access to a user dashboard, which can be accessed by clicking on your username at the top right after logging in to your web profile. We suggest bookmarking the page for quick access. The user dashboard contains your bio information and some of the IPBES roles assigned to the user, groups, form submissions and other content created by the user.

Register an account

  1. Fill out the mandatory information and submit the form.

Networking and subscriptions

Subscribe to the IPBES mailing list to stay updated. The default setting is to add users to the mailing list when they create accounts. You can uncheck this field if you do not wish to receive messages from the IPBES secretariat. You can always log into your profile and uncheck the box below.


To log into to the IPBES website, please click on the following link or paste the link to your browser: Enter your username and password and click on the log in button.

To logout, click on the log out option on the top right of the page.

Getting your login information

If you don’t remember or can’t find your password you can get a new password by clicking the Request new password button in You will then receive an automated email with a link and further instructions for login.

View and update profile

You need to be logged in to view or update your profile. See previous section on how to log in

Once logged in, you’ll see your most recent content, your profile details, and your profile image.

Click on Edit to check and update all your account information and personal information. You will also get access to additional information about you in the About section as well as your timezone and your profile image. You can also see which Groups you belong to and delete your account by clicking the Cancel account button.

Click on Account to expand and view or quickly change the details of your account including: Your username. The email address linked to your account and how you will be contacted. Your password (you can also request a new password if you’ve lost or forgotten it).

When you’re done adding and editing content on the site, you’ll want to make sure you log out to avoid security risks. Once you log out, you’ll be taken back to the Home page of the site.

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