The logo is composed of colors and elements such us sun, globe and other elements. Below is signification for each of the component:
26 Rays: The golden rays of the sun (inspired by the sun on the Rwandan flag as well as the golden rays on the Commonwealth flag) represent a new dawn and new commitment for a more inclusive Commonwealth. The 26 rays also represent 26th CHOGM summit.
The logo mark is composed with different shapes to form a pattern(imigongo) that is mostly known for Rwanda’s decor. The 5 shapes stand for the 5 regions of member countries. All the 5 triangle shapes have equal sides reflecting that each member state has an equal voice in shaping the Commonwealth.
Circle, Sun & Globe: All elements are held together in one circle alluding to our shared planet. It is also a depiction of the globe of the Commonwealth flag.
Rwanda2020: This doesn’t only serve as dateline but also as a reference to Rwanda’s Vision 2020, a reflection of our aspiration and determination as Rwandans, to construct a united, democratic and inclusive Rwandan identity after so many years of authoritarian and exclusivist dispensation