In the year 2307 there are three international
unions which are very similar to what world looked
like in the 1984 novell from George Orwell.
There is a Union of Solar Energy and Free Nations (Union), which consists of countries in both Americas, Australia and Japan and cotrols the orbital elevator in south america.
Then there is the AEU, the Advanced European Union controling the whole Europe continent including european Russia and Greenland. AEU is still trying to finnish works on the orbital elevator in central Africa.
The last large political body on Earth is HRL - Human Reform League. HRL is in Asia and it has built and cotrols the orbital elevator near Papua - New Guinea