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Current transferred patterns of inter-governmental cooperation between various regions are marking out a standard in international public policies of migration. In order to clarify the process and ambition of such mutual borrowing, this article reappraises national public policy concepts as a support to understand international migration policies. These public policy investigation methods facilitate figuring out how such transfer paradigms function ; thus various ground rules can be identified : actors, the dissemination of ideas from one country or institution to another. It also positions such transfer as a transitional aim for policy convergence and towards a global governance for international migration.