I would simply like to know the main difference between both type of colors in Sketch.

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Global colors is a custom palette you can use across all currently open sketch projects. If you have 3 sketch windows up with 3 different projects, you can use this palette across all of them.

The document-specific palette is just for the window/project you're currently viewing.

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