Sounds like you want to do your EPQ on geopolitics.
- Ethiopian Dam and its effects on Egypt
- Corruption within South America and if its geography impacts this
- The politics of Japans energy crisis
- Climate politics, is global warming targets being used as an appeasement opportunity for China(this is quite complex tho)
- The potential impact of the Saharah desert travelling South
- Human rights dispute in eastern Europe and if the flat plain land contributes (quite an historic look on geography)
- Potential impacts of China taking over the US as the world's biggest economy before 2030
- Hong Kong as a strategic trade hub for the West moving forwards
- The importance of the Suez Canal, looking at who is really in charge of world trade
- The rise and fall of Zambia
- The impact of oil companies on African villages, false promises
- Would it be appropriate for first world countries to hinder 3rd world countries industrialisation in the name of climate change V the ethics of doing this
- How valuable has the UN been in preventing world conflict
- Climate change refugees in the Pacific (Kiribati)
- Rwanda becoming Africas Singapore
- Chinas influence on Africa
- Turkeys acts that make it a potential political hub of the future (Armenia V Azerbaijan war)
I could keep going but ill stop there aha.
I would suggest reading Prisoners of Geography by Tim Marshall,
Documentaries are also a very good way into topics like these to have a look around to see if you can find any.
Sorry current world affairs is kind of my thing so I could go on for days here